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Change a User's Permission Template in Workforce Planning


To change a user's permission template in Workforce Planning.


For projects using Workforce Planning, you can manage your workforce using the People List. 

You have several options when creating people in Workforce Planning: 'User', 'Assignable' or 'Both'. People added as a 'User' or 'Both' are required to have a permission template assigned to them. See Create Permissions Templates for Workforce Planning. This tutorial details how to update the person's permission template.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions
  • Only people added in Workforce Planning can be edited in the People List tool.
  • Permissions templates in Workforce Planning specifically impact what a user can do within the Workforce Planning tool.
  • People who are a 'User' or 'Both' must have a permission template assigned to them.


  1. Navigate to the Company level Workforce Planning tool.
  2. Click People and select People List.
  3. Locate the user record to modify. Then click on their name.
  4. Locate the 'Info' section and click Edit.
  5. Locate 'Permission' and select the person's permission level.
  6. Click Save.