Update the Owner and Status Manager in Project Server 2010

In order to change the Owner of an enterprise project, a Project Administrator must log into Project Web Access (PWA) and update the owner in the Project Information.  Steps to complete:

  • In PWA, navigate to the Project Center page
  • Click on the link to the enterprise project that you need to update
  • In the Quick Launch menu, click on Project Information
  • On the Ribbon, click on Edit
  • In the owner field, click on Browse, select a new owner and click the OK button
  • Click the SAVE button, then click CLOSE, then click YES to check in the project

To change the Status Manager of the project, you must have the new project manager complete the following steps:

  • Open the enterprise project in question in Project Professional 2010
  • Right-click on the column header to the right of the Task Name column and select Insert Column from the drop down menu
  • Select the Status manager field from the list
  • From the new Status Manager field, click the Status manager pick list and select your name from the list for every regular task that you must manage (Status Manager does not need to be change for summary tasks)
  • Save the changes to the enterprise project
  • Publish the project