A department refers to the different teams within your business that may work within admation. Legal, marketing, product, management and creative teams are all great examples of the department types you might like to load into admation.
Each department can be allocated a department manager, and can be assigned a number of users to form part of that department’s team. Departments are often used for managing resources in admation. And here’s how to set that up.
To add a new department in admation, select Admin at the top of the screen. Only specific users will have access to this button.
Then select Departments.
Click the button on the right hand side of the screen to create a New Department.
Give your department an identifiable name. This name will be used to categorise your users when they're added to the system. It'll also be used to group users together when managing resources.
Then review the company listed in the organisation field. By default, your organisation will be highlighted under the organisation field. If you’d like to add a new department to a sub-organisation or other related organisation, you can click the Change button to make your changes accordingly.
Then click the Edit Pen to select specific people to manage these departments.
Click the Plus Icon to add new users as department managers. Then click Done. You'll then be able to manage the different permissions available to those managers.
By default, department managers will have access to the resourcing menu. You can then use the checkboxes to determine what that manager can do the following for users within their specified department.
Department managers can:
You can also remove a department manager from the list by clicking the trash can .
Once you've specified that manager's permissions, then click Save. If your organisation manages resources in admation, your next step is to add task types which users within this department can complete.
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