Manual tasks represent operations performed by an employee without the aid of the system. Such tasks are not assigned to users in QuickBPM. Before anything else, this graphical element is used to improve readability of a process diagram.
In the figure below, you can see how the Manual task element might be used. The Meeting with the client task is not assigned to the executor in the system and does not require him or her to perform any action in QuickBPM.
Once the commercial proposal is approved by a sales manager, the process will be suspended until the timer is triggered. Then, the sales rep will receive the task to Reflect the results of the meeting.