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iCAT Planning & Budgeting (CoA) Project

Project Summary:

Central Washington University completed the last iCat project called Planning & Budgeting (CoA) on July 1, 2015. It began January 7, 2014 and lasted 18 months. The project evaluated and redesigned of the following:

  •     Chart of Accounts
  •     Implemented a New Operating & Position Budgeting System called CatPlan
  •     Combination Edits

Benefits of the project are:

  •     Easier data entry with improved accuracy
  •     Elimination of off-line reporting
  •     Faster realignment after a reorganization
  •     Consolidated department and division level reporting
  •     A powerful, flexible analytical planning & operational budgeting tool

Documentation (fact sheets, job aids, reference tools) are available on the Budget Office website.

Project Sponsor:  Joel Klucking, AVP of Finance & Business Auxilliaries

CatPlan Overview Presentation by Joel Klucking March 2015

Chartfield Redesign Presentation by Joel Klucking March 2015

Presentation to Campus Community Fall 2014



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