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Staffing Action in SAP

Updated Feb 23, 2022

In this SAP PPM (Portfolio and Project Management) tutorial, the Stechies readers will learn the step-by-step procedures to define the Staffing Action in your SAP system with the proper screenshots.

What is Staffing Action in SAP?

The Staffing Action in SAP represents the staffing and the assignment of candidates. Depending on the implementation, actions for staffing and candidates can differ.

How to Define Staffing Actin in SAP?

Please follow the steps below to define the staffing action in your SAP system:

Enter t-code SPRO in the SAP command field and execute it.


Now on the next screen click the SAP Reference IMG button.

SAP Reference IMG

Next, go to the following SAP menu path:

SPRO -> IMG –> SAP Portfolio and Project Management > Project Management > Resource Management > Basic Settings for Roles > Define Staffing Actions

IMG path

Next to the Change View "Staffing Actions": Overview screen, click the New Entries button to define a new Staffing Action in the SAP system.

New Entries

Now, fill in the following details of the new staffing action as shown in the image below:

  • Action: Input a unique key that identifies the newly defined Staffing Action.
  • Obj.Cat: Choose the objective categories
  • Stat: Choose the stat for the new staffing action
  • Text for Staffing Action: Enter a short description of the new Staffing Action


Once all the details are entered click the Save button to save the new staffing action.


Next, select your Customization Request id and press Enter to proceed.


A message Data was saved will be displayed on the bottom of your screen.

Data was saved

You have successfully defined a new Staffing Action ST in your SAP system.