You must define a Standard Hierarchy to create business processes.
You should already have created a complete controlling area.
You can create the standard hierarchy manually or automatically.
Automatically creating standard hierarchies during the assignment
You can find more information underMaintain Standard Hierarchy for Controlling Area.
Manually creating standard hierarchies
You can create the standard hierarchy as you would a master data group, and then enter it under point Maintaining Standard Hierarchies for Controlling Areas (see above).
For more information, go toCreate or Change Master Data Group.
Maintaining Standard Hierarchies
You maintain standard hierarchies by creating or editing business process groups. This can be done in the group maintenance (seeEditing the Standard Hierarchy with the Group Maintenance) or with the maintenance of the standard hierarchy.
SAP recommends that you use the maintenance transaction for the Standard Hierarchy.