Approval of sub plan before publishing RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am looking at a scenario where a program manager owns a master plan with around 20 sub plans to be managed by different project managers. The plans are set as master and sub plans.

    What is sought at this point of time is that the program manager should be able to collaborate with all the project managers in finalizing and base-lining the project plan.

    The cycle is like this:

    1. The master and sub plans are created

    2. The project managers plan their sub plans and send it for approval.

    3. The program manager need to see the changes made (compare from the earlier version)

    4. Approve/reject the changes

    5. These steps move forth and back till all wrinkles are ironed out

    6. Final baseline and publishing.

    I am not sure how this can be implemented in MSPS 2010. Can someone help me out?

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    Kangkan Goswami |Technical Architect| Blog:

    Friday, October 17, 2014 10:40 AM

All replies

  • Hi Kangkan,

    Are you using Project Server or MS Project Standalone?

    With Project Sever, you could use the deliverables/dependencies feature (which requires the project sites) which allows sending delivrables from sub-projects to a master plan. The project managers send the milestones or tasks and the program manager can see the updates, accept or reject the changes.

    With Project Standalone, you can do basically the same process but less fancy with the inter-projects links which can also be accepted or rejected.

    Hope this helps,

    Guillaume Rouyre, MBA, MVP, MCP |

    Friday, October 17, 2014 12:34 PM