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Creating departments

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Roles: Technical Owner | Org Editor 

You can create departments to fully capture the structure of your ChartHop organization.

Access the New Department dialog box by selecting Create department
Access the New Department dialog box by selecting Create department

To create a department:

  1. From the Settings option in the left navigation bar, select Groups.
  2. Select Create department from the the Departments tab.
  3. From the New Department dialog box, configure your department using the following settings:
    • Department name: The name of the department.
    • Department code: A short code or code number used to uniquely identify the department in other systems.
    • Aliases: An alternative name that can be used for the group when syncing with remote systems. Learn more.
    • Color: The color that will be applied in the org chart to the group's members.
    • Image: An image shown on the group's profile page.
    • Parent group: The group that this group is a child under.
    • Function: The designated business function assigned to the group.
      • Functions are fixed categories and cannot be customized.
  4. Select Save when you're done.



Updated 04 May 2022
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