Budget is defined as the approved cost for a project and it is different from the cost plan. The Budget is the approved cost from management for expected development of order cost for a given time period. Different budget types exist in a Project system.
In Project system, original budget is defined as the allocated cost assigned for a development order. You can update the budget using the budget update options.
Budget update is known as the unexpected events that occur. Current budget is calculated from the following factors −
You can define the budget profile for projects in SAP system.
To create a budget profile −
Step 1 − Use T-code: OPS9 or navigate to SPRO → IMG → Project System → Cost → Budget → Maintain budget profiles in SAP
Step 2 − A new screen Budget Profile for Projects overview will appear. Click New Entries.
Step 3 − In the new window, enter the following details −
Profile − Enter the unique ID that identify the budget profile
Text − Enter the text description
Time Frame − Enter the number of years for budget. It has three options: Past, Future and Start
Total Values − This is used to select budget as over value
Annual Values − Maintaining budget for yearly basis
Investment Management − Program type budget for an investment program
Other fields like Availability Control, Currency translation and budgeting currency.
Once you enter all the fields, click the save button at the top.