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2535385 - Mentoring: Assigning Permissions for Program Owners


What are the role-based permissions necessary for all mentoring program owners so they can manage programs.


  • Mentoring
  • CDP Full(Development Plan)
  • Metadata Framework (MDF)



  1. Go to Admin Center > Manage Permission Roles .
  2. Choose the role or roles to assign access and then click Permission.
  3. Go to the Administrator Permissions section and select the following:
    •  Manage Career Development > Manage Mentoring Programs

    •  Metadata Framework > Admin Access to MDF oData API

    •  Metadata Framework > Read/Write Permission on Metadata Framework

    •  Manage User > Manage Employee Dynamic Groups

      This permission allows you to create employee groups for use with mentoring programs.

  4. Go to the User Permissions section and select the following:
    •  Career Development Planning > Mentoring Programs Access Permission

      This permission provides users access to the Mentoring tab under Development.

    •  Employee Data > First Name > View

    •  Employee Data > Last Name > View

    •  General User Permission > Company Info Access > User Search (This permission allows users to search for mentees and mentors)

      • Note: You can restrict mentor and mentee searches by setting a target population.
  5. If your solution includes integration with SAP Jam, select  General User Permissions > SAP Jam Access .

    This permission allows you to access SAP Jam and create groups associated with your mentoring programs.

See Also

2535373 - Mentoring: Assigning Permissions for Administrators


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