Manage goals in the Goal List of Adobe Workfront Goals

After you or other users create goals, you can review their progress and information in the Goal List. For information about creating goals, see Create goals in Adobe Workfront Goals.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the actions described in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan*

For the new plan and license structure:

  • An Ultimate plan
  • Or An additional license for Adobe Workfront Goals for the Prime or Select Adobe Workfront plans.

For the current plan and license structure:

  • A Pro or higher
  • An Adobe Workfront Goals license in addition to a Workfront license.
Adobe Workfront license*

New license: Contributor or higher


Current license: Request or higher

For more information, see Adobe Workfront licenses overview.


New product requirement, one of the following:

  • A Select or Prime Adobe Workfront plan and an additional Adobe Workfront Goals license.
  • An Ultimate Workfront plan which includes Workfront Goals by default.


Current product requirement: A Workfront plan and an additional license for Adobe Workfront Goals.

For information, see Requirements to use Workfront Goals.

Access level
Edit access to Goals
Object permissions

View or higher permissions to the goal to view it

Manage permissions to the goal to edit it

For information about sharing goals, see Share a goal in Workfront Goals.

Layout template
All users, including Workfront administrators, must be assigned a layout template that includes the Goals area in the Main Menu.

*For more information, see Access requirements in Workfront documentation.

Manage goals in the Goal List

You can view and manage goals in the following sections of Workfront Goals:

  • Goal List
  • Goal Alignment

Each section displays goals in slightly different formats. Which section you use depends on the purpose you want to achieve as you are working with goals.

For more information, see Overview of the Adobe Workfront Goals sections.

This article describes how to review goals in the Goal List.

Consider the following when reviewing the Goal List:

  • You can view goals that you or anyone else in your organization created in the Goal List. You must have Manage permissions on goals to be able to edit them.

To manage goals in the Goal List:

  1. Click the Main Menu icon in the upper-right corner, then click Goals.

    The Goal List section displays by default. You can view goals regardless of their status, period, or owner, by default.

    The list of goals contains the following fields with information about each goal:

  2. Click the filter icon in the upper-right corner of the goal list and apply filters to display only goals that are important to you.

    For information about using filters in Workfront Goals, see Filter information in Adobe Workfront Goals.

  3. Click any of the fields in the column headers to sort the list by that field.
    An arrow displays to the right of the field by which the list is sorted.

  4. (Optional) Click the field in the column again to sort the same column in a descending order.

  5. Click the name of a goal to open the goal’s page.

  6. Select one goal in the list, then click one of the following options at the top of the list: