OverviewAn Opportunity is a standard Salesforce.com object. Opportunities can be made from either an Account or a Contact. Adding Products on the Opportunity can be done by clicking "Add Lines". On the Opportunity object the user can create a Quote or Order by clicking the new buttons displayed at the top the of page, "Generate Quote" and "Generate Order". In the process the user does not always have to create a Quote and can go straight to an Order from an Opportunity.
Audience : End User
1. Create a Salesforce.com Account or Contact (or select the account or contact you would like to make an Opportunity off of)
2. On the top of the page you will see an Opportunity link
3. Hover over the link and you will see the related list and a "New Opportunity" button
4. Select "New Opportunity"
Required fields for creating an Opportunity are: Opportunity Name, Close Date, and Stage
The End User has the ability to clone the Opportunity with/without products by clicking the clone button at the top of the page