Create or modify HR topic categories You can view and modify the HR topic categories. Topic categories are primarily used to group common HR services and topic details under Center of Excellence (COE) for reporting purposes. Before you beginRole required: sn_hr_core.admin Procedure Navigate to HR Administration > HR Services > Topic Categories. Click New. Complete the form. Table 1. HR Topic Category Field Description Active Check to make this topic category active. COE Click and select the Center of Excellence (COE) to be associated with this topic category.COEs are associated with tables. Name Name of the topic category. From the Form Context Menu, click Save to save your work and remain on the Topic Category form, or click Submit to save your work and return to the Topic Categories list. Clicking Save displays the Topic Details section. Click New to create a topic detail associated with your Topic Category. Topic Details provide a more granular level of categorization for reporting purposes.