What are Departments/Sections/Units?

Departments set up in Indigo reflect departments, sections, and units within the company. Each department can be split into sections with sections being composed of units.

What are Departments/Sections/Units used for?

Departments, sections, and units allow employees registered in Indigo HR to be structured according to business exigencies.

Adding new Departments/Sections/Units

To add a new  Departments/Sections/Units group click on Departments from the Main Screen followed by the Insert icon.

To add a new department, click on the Departments icon from the main screen.

Click on the Add button and fill in the following information:

  • Code: A unique code for the department
  • Department: Department name.

Once ready, click on the Save icon to commit changes.

Sections

To add a department section, highlight the department you want to create a section for and click on the Sections tab as highlighted in the screenshot above.

To add a new section click on the Add button and fill in the following information:

  • Code: A unique code for the department
  • Section: Section name.

Once ready, click on the Save icon to commit changes.

Each section created here will automatically belong to the department selected in the previous screen. To create a section under a different department, highlight the department from the Departments screen and then click on Sections.

Units

To add a section unit, highlight the section you want to create a section for and click on the Units tab as highlighted in the screenshot above.

To add a new unit click on the Add button and fill in the following information:

  • Code: A unique code for the department
  • Unit: Unit name.

Once ready, click on the Save icon to commit changes.

Each unit created here will automatically belong to the section selected in the previous screen. To create a unit under a different section, highlight the section from the Sections screen and then click on Units.

Editing Existing Departments/Sections/Units

To edit existing Departments highlight the department by clicking once on the respective row and click the Edit button. To edit existing Sections or Units drill down from the parent Department/ Section then highlight the respective row and click the Edit button.

Deleting Existing Departments/Sections/Units

To delete existing Departments highlight the department by clicking once on the respective row and click the Delete button. To delete existing Sections or Units drill down from the parent Department/ Section then highlight the respective row and click the Delete button.

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