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In quotes, how can I customize Quote Status to force review by VP of sales?

In the quoting section, before it is sent to prospect, I want the ability for the VP of Sales to receive an alert that a quote from a sales rep has been changed from "Draft" to "Needs Approval" and gives him (and only him) the ability to approve or reject. Is this possible?..and if so, how do I do it? 

Thanks for the help in advance!

Syed Y. TalhaSyed Y. Talha
It is possible but will take some developer help as well. 
following are the steps if you want to sent email and approval automatically upon status change. 

First Approch:
1. Create an Approval process which requires VP to approve or Reject Quote. 
2.Use Apex Trigger to automatically initiate approval process upon status change. 
  - Salesforce will automatically send email notification to VP
  - Only authorized approver (VP) will be able to approve or reject quote. 
  - Sales rep will receive an email notification that VP has approved the quote. 
  - Sales rep will send quote out to Customer. 

Secon Approach:

1. Create an Approval process which requires VP to approve or Reject Quote. 
2. Ask Sales rep to manually submit Quote for Approval process. 
  - Salesforce will automatically send email notification to VP
  - Only authorized approver (VP) will be able to approve or reject quote. 
  - Sales rep will receive an email notification that VP has approved the quote. 
  - Sales rep will send quote out to Customer. 

i hope this will give you some idea. 

Thanks,
-Syed Yasir