Business process planning is handled differently in almost every organization. The type of industry, organizational structures, and responsibilities are factors affecting planning.
You can use Activity-Based Costing to complete the entire planning process online. The advantage of online planning is that it provides realtime results that you can analyze with the information system. In addition, the following planning tools support interactive business process planning:
Support Techniques for Manual Process Planning), and saved under planner profiles (see: Planner Profiles and the Implementation Guide (IMG) under Activity-Based Costing ® Planning ® Manual Planning ® Maintaining User Defined Planner Profiles). Planning layouts are data entry screens for planning. The layouts are divided into planning areas such as cost element or activity type planning. You can create your own planning layouts using Report Painter if the standard layouts do not meet your requirements. For more information, see the Implementation Guide (IMG) under Activity-Based Costing ® Planning ® Manual Planning ® Creating User Defined Planning Layouts.
- Planning is based on pre-defined planning layouts in the standard system (see:
- The planning process is not a unique event, but an iterative process that usually goes through several cycles. This is reflected in plan data storage: The system allows parallel storage of different versions.