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Define Metric Group in SAP

Updated Jan 01, 2022

In this SAP PPM (Portfolio and Project Management) tutorial the users will learn the step-by-step process to define a Metric Group in your SAP system with relevant screenshots.

What is Metric Group in SAP?

Group of multiple metrics creates a metric group in your SAP system or we can say Metric Group in SAP is a combination of multiple metrics.

How to Define Metric Group in SAP?

Please follow the steps below to define new metric group in the SAP PPM system:

Execute t-code SPRO in the SAP command field as shown in the image below.


Next, click the SAP Reference IMG button to proceed.

SAP Reference IMG

Now navigate to the following SAP IMG path:

Financial Accounting > Bank Accounting > Bank Chains > Create General Bank Chains

IMG path

Next on Change View "Bank chains": Overview screen you will see the list of previously created Bank chains.

Previously Created Bank Chains

Click on the New Entries button to create a new Bank Chainin your SAP system.

New Entries

Now in Metric Group Maintenance View input the following details of the new Metric Group according to your requirements:

  • Object Type

There are the following three options from which you can select the object type:

  • STG
  • IPO Initiative
  • RIH Portfolio Item


  • Metric Group
  • Name


Once all details are entered click the Save icon to save the newly configured Metric Group in your SAP system.


The status bar displays a message Data was saved on the bottom of your screen.

Data was saved

You have successfully defined a new Metric Group in your SAP system.

New Bank Chain