Manually Entering Actual Labor Costs on the Work Plan

To manually enter actual labor costs for tasks or summary tasks, select the option Manually entered on tasks and rolled up to summary tasks. Actual labor costs can be entered in the Task Details page.

To enter actual labor cost data on a task:

  1. Open the desired project.

  2. Verify in the Cost and Effort policy on the Project Settings page that you can enter actual labor cost values for tasks or projects. Financial Management should be enabled, and the Actual labor costs on the work plan will be: option should be set to Manually entered on tasks and rolled up to summary tasks.

  3. Click Done. The Project Settings page closes, returning you to the Project Overview page.

  4. Click Edit Work Plan.

  5. Select the task you want to update and click the Task Details icon.

    The Task Details page opens.

  6. Click the Cost tab.

  7. Enter the actual labor cost values in the appropriate task lines.

  8. Save changes to the task.

    Click Save to save changes to the task and continue editing it. Click Done to save changes to the task and close the Task Details page.

  9. Click Done to save changes to the work plan.