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Integrated Cost Planning

Planning & Reporting of Costs in a Project


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Integrated Cost Planning
With the integrated cost planning solution you can plan not only labor costs,
but also material costs in PPM Project Management without jumping to the
ERP backend.
Integrated Cost Planning
Our Service
An implementation-ready Solution
Implementation of the Solution
Documentation of the Solution
6 Months of Bug fixing
Optional Online Scoping Session and/or Presentation at Customer
Integrated Cost Planning
Functionality

Plan Costs Transfer Costs to CO Report Costs

Plan primary costs and activity inputs


Detailed period based planning by cost elements
Planning in different versions
Distribution of Costs
Planning on multiple hierarchy levels
Supports standard accounting integration and custom object links
Cost transfer to the ERP Backend
Embedded graphics and Excel export
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Integrated Cost Planning
Why Cost Planning

One in six companies exceed its budget by

200%
- University of Oxford and McKinsey, 2011

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Integrated Cost Planning
Cost Planning

Screen shot

Cost Planning: User Interface

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Integrated Cost Planning
Cost Planning Function Overview

Plan Totals

Plan period based cost

Distribute Costs
Weighted by amount
of days in period

Add Cost Position

Activity Input is
calculated and added
per each role
automatically

Plan in different
versions

Copy values from one


version to another
version

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Integrated Cost Planning
Cost Transfer

Cost Transfer: Implemented as guided procedure

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Integrated Cost Planning
Cost Transfer Function Overview

Transfer values from


source PPM version to
target Co Version

Choose object for cost


transfer

Overview of transferred
costs

Confirmation screen
with detailed log

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Integrated Cost Planning
Embedded Reporting

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Integrated Cost Planning
Embedded Reporting

Embedded Reporting as ALV functionality available at cost planning and cost transfer screen.

Export data to Business Objects Explorer

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Integrated Cost Planning
Planning & Reporting of Labor and Material Costs in a Project

The Consulting Solution Integrated Cost planning streamlines the process of planning labor and material costs by cost
elements on an accrual basis directly within SAP Portfolio and Project Management user interface.

Business Challenges Availability, Technical Details Contact


Plan in different scenarios to optimize your costs in resources and Available for SAP PPM 6.0 SAP Note: 1772254
material and SAP PPM 5.0 SAP Service No.: 50109202,
See how changes in project schedule affect the project costs BusinessObjects Explorer Enhancement Services for SAP
See how additional project members affect the project costs functionality requires at least PPM
SAP PPM 5.0 SP 6
Technical Documentation and User
Manual Contact: PLMServices@sap.com
Modification-Free
Key Features Business Add-ins to implement
custom logic
The service offers you
Integrated planning of labor and material costs
Distribution of costs based on a calendar
Automated planning of labor costs via role task assignments Related Services
Plan costs in different versions Activity Task Creation
Copy cost planning from one version to another Easy Role/Resource Assignment
Cost planning even without using the standard accounting integration Extended Financial & Capacity Planning
Transfer costs to ERP by using a guided procedure Subproject Creation
Configurable per project type Integrated Financial & Capacity Planning
Embedded reporting

Business Benefits
Achieve a high quality cost planning
Less training effort for end users
Highly reduced error rate in costs transferred to the backend, by using
the guided procedure
Successful Projects delivered in budget
Reduce project cost overruns

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Contact Information

Tobias Glser
SAP Portfolio and Project
Management Consulting

SAP Deutschland AG & Co. KG


Hasso-Plattner-Ring 7
69190 Walldorf, Germany

M +49 160 908 23181


tobias.daniel.glaeser@sap.com

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