Names added to Project Manager Field can edit the Cost Plan, edit the Resource Plan, approve Timesheets in Project Manager view, and with negotiations enabled, will receive notifications and is responsible for approving.
Names added to Planners Field can launch and Edit Project Plan and receive project plan update notifications.
Names added within Build Team to Owner Group can edit the Project Item details. Anyone listed as a Project Manager or Planner must be added to Build Team Owner Group. The person who creates the project is automatically is in the Build Team Owner Group
Names in the Created by field receive project plan update notifications andare automatically added to Build Team Owner Group.
If you are creating the project item and want to add another resource to act as the Project Manager and manage the project schedule, then you need to add the resource name(s) in 3 places.
- Add the resource name to the Project Manager field
- Add the resource name in the Planner field so that they will receive the project update notifications.
- Add the resource name in Build Team in the Owner Group.
For further information on the importance of the Project Manager field, please see What is the importance of the Project Manager field?