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Frequently Asked Questions

  • POET or POETAF refers to some the additional attributes required from Project Portfolio Management (PPM) subledger functionality in Oracle ERP.
  • P = Project #, O = Financial/HR unit, E = Expenditure Type (Account), T = Task #, and for externally awarded projects the A = Award #, and F = Fund are also required
  • These values are required whenever a user is expensing against a Project value referenced in the attached ‘Project Types’ PowerPoint Hand out
  • BobCat Buy is currently the only platform that requires the POET and/or POETAF attributes
  • Project Portfolio Financial Management (PPFM) at PPFM@ucmerced.edu
  • Through the Division of Finance and Administration Service Now Service Catalog
  • The tickets are split between the teams, the division is outlined below:
  • The Capital/Internal (CAPi) Team oversees the below list of Project Types:
  • Start Up
  • Recruitment
  • Indirect Cost Return
  • Institutional Awards
  • Incidentals
  • Internal Research Funding
  • Faculty Chair
  • Summer Session Revenue Sharing
  • Senate Committee Funds
  • Minor Capital
  • SPARK
  • Major Capital
  • Fellowship
  • Deferred Maintenance
  • Retention
  • Capital Renewal
  • The Extramural Funds (EMF) Team oversees the below list of Project Types: 
  • Contracts
  • Gifts
  • Grants
  • Endowments