04- ME21N- Create SPS Purchase order

Provides the learner with a process flow of the end-to-end business process (Battle Drill). This process flow aides in understanding all players (entities) and tasks associated with completing the Battle Drill.

Provides the learner with step-by-step instructions to complete the Battle Drill (business process).

Walks the learner through a transaction using a step-by-step method. The learner will be required to enter provided information for the transaction and is given immediate feedback.

Scenario-based dynamic exercises that allow the learner to go through the transaction as many times as needed to master the transaction.

The ME21N transaction is used to create a Purchase Order. The GFEBS Purchase Order document type is specific to the Standard Procurement System (SPS) contract writing system.

Purpose: Use this procedure for manual entry of a purchase order.

Trigger: Perform this procedure when there is a need to enter a purchase order to obligate against an existing purchase requisition.


  • An approved purchase requisition with a funds certification must exist in GFEBS.
  • The vendor must exist in GFEBS.

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