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Functional Overview

By using Time Management service you can perform time recording functions in any device or platform like Mobile, Collaboration, Social Networks, Groupware Integration and Portals.

Service and Metadata Documents

Use the links given in the table below to access the service document and metadata document for Time Management:

Service Document

http://<hostname>:<port>/sap/opu/sdata/iwcnt/employeetime/?$format=xml&sap-client=<client number>

Metadata Document

http://<hostname>:<port>/sap/opu/sdata/iwcnt/employeetime/$metadata?$format=xml&sap-client=<client number>


Contact your system administrator for host name and client number.

Search Capabilities

You can search for an employee’s time recording based on the following fields or parameters’:

  • From Date - The date from when the time recording details are required

  • To Date - The date to which the time recording details are required

F4 Help

The Time Management application provides F4 help for the following values:

  • WBS ID

  • Order ID

  • Activity Type

  • Cost Center


Collections are objects that hold other objects that are accessed, placed and maintained under certain set of rules. This section lists the collections for Time Management and the rules enabled for each collection.




The Activity type collection provides details of the activity produced by a cost center, and is measured in units of time or quantity


The Cost Center collection provides details of the defined location of cost incurrence.

The Cost Center is an organizational unit within a controlling area that represents a defined location of cost incurrence. It identifies the cost center that is debited along with the employee's personnel costs, and that is credited by an activity allocation in the activity allocation master/sender cost center scenario


This collection provides the details of the order number assigned to the employee


The Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) ID collection provides details of a concrete task, or a partial task of the employee


The Time Recording collection provides the details of the time recording of an employee such as the begin and end of working times or breaks.


For more information, see SAP Library for SAP ERP on SAP Help Portal at

  • In SAP Portal, Start of the navigation path SAP ERP Next navigation step SAP ERP Central Component (Open the documentation) Next navigation step Expand SAP ERP Central Component Next navigation step Expand Human Resources Next navigation step Choose Personnel Time Management End of the navigation path.