How to set up a new department and department head?

Category: General

Profit.co allows you to create departments that are present in your organization. You can edit the predefined departments as per your need or create new departments in order to set up one.

Why this feature?

Establishing a department is the most important part of distributing goals at all OKR levels. In order to work towards the goal as an organization, it is important to create and add Individual, team, department, and organizational OKRs.

Note: Only Super Users have access to create/ edit departments. Also, you need to have employees created ahead of time before you assign the department head and the department members.

Step 1

Navigate to Settings→ User Management → Departments.

Departments navigation

Step 2:

To create a new department, click on the Create button.

Create

Step 3:

You will be directed to the Create Department form. Enter all the necessary information and once done click on Save to create a new department. You can also add Performance competencies for the department and the people who will be in the department who has those Performance competencies.

Create Department

You can also customize the Department logo & Upload images for a logo.

Department logo

Step 4:

You can also create sub-departments for your departments. The menu appears when you mouse hover over a department.

create sub-departments

Click on Add a sub-department. You will be directed to the Create Sub Department page. Enter all the necessary information and once done click on Save to create a new sub-department.

Create Sub Department

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To learn more about changing the visibility of the department click here.

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