SAP HCM Personnel Development

Course code: S1155

2 days

This course is designed to equipe the end user to perform all the processes related to the Personnel Development component of SAP HCM.

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The Personnel Development component of SAP HCM is designed to maximize an employees utility within an organisation. Staff requirements are matched with staff qualifications and accordingly career and succession planning scenarios are proposed. Employees can also have individual or general development plans suited to their particular place in the organization. This course is designed to equip the end user to perform all the processes related to the Personnel Development component of SAP HCM.

Training Course Contents


  • What is SAP HCM?
  • Key Concepts

Navigation in SAP HCM

  • Navigation and basic on-screen operations
  • Screen Elements
  • Types of Help available
  • User Specific settings

User-Specific Settings

  • Editing User-Specific Settings in Personnel Development

Working with Object Manager

  • Finding/Selecting Objects Using Search Functions
  • Using Search Variants
  • Configuring Columns

Qualifications and Requirement

  • Creating the Qualification Catalogue
  • Assigning proficiencies to qualification catalogue
  • Assigning qualifications to employees


  • Creating & maintaining a Profile
  • Creating and maintaining a Qualifications Subprofile for a Person
  • Creating and maintaining a Requirements Subprofile for a Position
  • Creating and maintaining a Potentials Subprofile for an Applicant
  • Displaying Profiles


  • The Qualifications Subprofiles
  • The Requirements Subprofile
  • The Potentials Subprofile
  • The Preferences Subprofile
  • The Dislikes Subprofile
  • The Individual Development Subprofile
  • The Development Plan History Subprofile
  • The Appraisals Where Appraisee and Appraisals Where Appraiser Subprofiles
  • Changing Proficiencies associated with subprofiles

Profile Evaluations

  • Evaluating Profiles
  • Profile Matchup

Reports in the Qualifications

  • Profile Matchup: Positions/Holders
  • Displaying the Profiles of an Organizational Unit
  • Finding Qualifications That Have Expired
  • Qualifications Overview for an Organizational Unit
  • Displaying an Overview of Qualifications
  • Displaying Objects With No Qualifications/Requirements Profile
  • Displaying Objects With Unevaluated Qualifications or Requirements
  • Displaying Vacant/Obsolete Positions
  • Attendee Prebookings
  • List of Alternative Qualifications
  • Displaying a List of Alternative Qualifications

Career and Succession Planning

  • Careers
  • Designations
  • Career Planning
  • Succession Planning

Development plans

  • Creating and maintaining a Development plan catalog
  • Individual Development Plans
  • General Development plans
  • Assigning a Development plan to objects

Appraisal Systems

  • Appraisal Model
  • Individual Appraisals
  • Multisource Appraisals

Performing Appraisals

  • Preparing an Appraisal
  • Changing an Appraisal in the Preparation Phase
  • Holding of an Appraisal
  • Appraisal sheets
  • Renaming an Appraisal
  • Completion of an Appraisal
  • Editing Archived Appraisals

Appraisal Evaluations

  • Evaluating Appraisals
  • Comparison of Appraisals
  • Average of Appraisals
  • Ranked List of Appraisals
  • Evaluation of Appraisals Profiles

Web Applications in Personnel

  • Employee Self-Service (ESS) in Personnel Development
  • Workflow Scenarios in Personnel Development

Reports Available in Personnel

  • Reports regarding Qualification Catalogue
  • Reports regarding Profile Evaluations
  • Reports for Appraisal
  • Reports for Development plan
  • Reports for Career & Succession Planning