SAP CCA - Planning

In SAP system, Cost Center Planning is used to maintain figures for cost, prices and key figures for cost center in defined period of planning. It is a part of business planning process and is required for standard costing.

You perform Cost Center planning to achieve following functions −

  • To Plan the structure
  • To control and monitor business growth
  • To perform target comparison-plan/actual or target/actual
  • Cost center planning covers following planning area
  • Cost Element
  • Primary Cost
  • Secondary Cost
  • Revenue
  • Activity Type
  • Statistical Key Figures

To see details about Cost Center planning in SAP system −

Step 1 − Navigate to SPRO → IMG → Controlling → Cost Center Accounting → Planning → Manual Planning → User Defined Planning Layouts.


To perform manual cost planning, SAP system contains different planner profiles for the various planning areas. In planner profile, you can collect planning layouts grouped according to various criteria.

Step 2 − To perform planning and to create planner profiles in SAP system, navigate to SPRO → IMG → Controlling → Cost Center Accounting → Planning → Manual Planning → Define User Defined Planner Profiles

Defined Planner Profile

Step 3 − To create a new profile, click New Entries. To copy an existing profile, click the Copy As option.

Planning New Entries

Step 4 − In the next window, you have enter Profile name, Description, and Authorization Group.

Overview Planning

To save the profile, click the save button at the top.