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Part 5: Inter-dependencies

Business Function and Function Code (Col 2 & 3)

Cross-reference to the Business Function/function code or number from original Function No assigned in Part 1

Name of Business Unit or Vendor/Supplier/Outsource Partner (Col 4)

  • This Dept/Unit/Vendor/Supplier/Partner is inter-dependent on the Business Function.
  • Note (1): There should be a one-to-one relationship between every source and target Dept/BU with the exception of: external agencies e.g. Central Bank, government ministries and agencies, common organizational support units e.g. IT, Human Resource, Finance.

Type of Dependency (Col 5 to 6)

Internal/ External (Col 5)

  • This column details what type of relationship is shared between the Business Function and the Business Unit/Vendor/Supplier/Partner.

Possible Dependencies (Col 6)

There are 3 possible dependencies:

  • Upstream
  • Downstream
  • Mutual dependency


  • If the Source Dept/Unit and the Target Dept/Unit are the same department/unit, then, there may be a need to identify the sub-unit level e.g. Finance-Account Payable and Finance Account-Receivables.
  • Be caution that this is usually not needed except for special cases.
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Description on Nature of Dependency (Col 7)

  • In this section, describe the nature of the dependency between the two different units.
  • Elaborate on the nature of the relationship between both units.

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