The figure is a process flow diagram comprising activities, connectors, inputs/outputs and decisions.
This diagram depicts the Level 3 process flow for Subprocess 3.1.5 – Manage Contracts, which has a connector from Subprocess 3.1.2 – Determine/Exercise Expenditure Initiation Authority and the input of a requisition for goods/services. The flow continues to Activity 18.104.22.168 – Select Vendor Through Appropriate Procurement Vehicle and then to Activity 22.214.171.124 – Finalize/Review Terms and Conditions, which has a connector from Subprocess 3.1.6 – Administer Contracts and Deliverables.
The flow advances to the decision titled “Change vendor master data file?”. The YES flow for this decision leads to the connector for Business Process 7.1 – Manage Vendor Master Data File before continuing with the NO flow to the decision titled “Update commitment?.”
The YES flow for “Update commitment? continues to the connector for Subprocess 3.1.3 – Verify Unencumbered Balance and Subprocess 3.1.4 – Manage Commitments. Both subprocesses must be completed before continuing with the NO flow to Activity 126.96.36.199 – Determine Required Transaction Authority.
The flow advances to Activity 188.8.131.52 – Exercise or Obtain Transaction Authority and then to the decision titled “Obtained transaction authority?.” The NO flow for this decision has a connector to Subprocess 3.1.1 – Determine Requirements while the YES flow results in the output of an approved and signed contract by all parties. The subprocess ends with a connector to Subprocess 3.1.6 – Administer Contracts and Deliverables.
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