The Negotiation Activities record individual steps during the processing of a contract or Prior Approval in a chronological order. Each activity depicts a specific interaction with a sponsor, communication, internal routing to a new location or a evolution in the life cycle of a record.


All listed Activities will be displayed in chronological order based on “Activity Date” and will show the most recent at the top of screen.

Activity Type Activity Types are selected from a drop down box. This field is used to indicate the type of action that the current entry describes. For available types, see: Activity Types
Activity Date This date is editable in the event that activity is entered after the fact. This should be the date that the activity took place.
Create Date This date is system generated as to the date that the activity was first entered.
Followup Date This date is editable. It is intended for a tickler/reminder to follow up on a significant action. In the future, SPS will be able to run a report with any activities marked with a followup date.
Last Update This date is system generated as to the date that the activity was last edited.
Last Update By System Generated with user name of the last editor of specific activity.
Description A free text comment box with 2000 character maximum length. Only the first 180 characters will appear on reports. The entire comment will remain viewable in Coeus. Note that the system requires something be typed in this box.
Attachments Some comments may have related documents uploaded as an electronic attachment.  This will be indicated by an icon to the right of the “Create Date” field.  Click the icon to open and view the attached document in a separate browser window.

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