The Cost Planning Infotype (1015)


The Personnel Cost Planning component allows you to develop various scenarios for personnel cost targets and projections. The scenarios you develop can later be transferred to Controlling (CO) for budget planning purposes.


The Cost Planning infotype is only relevant if you use the Personnel Cost Planning component of HR.

There are three methods you can use to develop different costing scenarios:

The Cost Planning infotype is used when you use the projected pay method, to enable the system to perform calculations.

The infotype allows you to enter information about each type of cost that contributes to labor costs, for example, employer contributions to pension plans, employee benefits, and wage and salary information.

You append this infotype to individual jobs or positions, and can also append it to work centers, or organizational units.

You might append cost data to organizational units and work centers when there is a fixed or lump sum of money that cannot be applied to individual jobs or positions. For example, a sum can be allocated to an organizational unit for employee bonuses, or to a work center to fund social activities.

The different types of costs are called wage elements. You can enter a maximum of seven wage elements for each cost planning infotype record you create. (The wage elements themselves are defined through Customizing, in the Wage Table T77KL. Refer to the Personnel Planning and Development section of the Implementation Guide.)


For each wage element entry you must identify the:


Wage elements are referred to as cost elements, once they are brought into Personnel Cost Planning.

See also:

Personnel Cost Planning