Locking your project budgets in Cost
Locking the Original Budget
When ready to lock the original budgets
- Under Cost Administration > Project Settings > Budget
- Deselect “Allow Change to the Original Budget”
Original budget fields at the Control Element level are now locked and cannot be changed.
Locking the current budget and final forecast cost
When you’re ready to lock the current budget:
- Go to Cost Administration > Project Settings > Budget Changes
- Tick Current Budget
- Tick Final Forecast Cost
The Current Budget and Forecast Fields are now locked and can only be changed using the Budget Changes module.
Note: If using the Alternate Budget fields, you can also stipulate budget changes are used.