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## How do you calculate schedule variance percentage?

Schedule Variance % indicates how much ahead or behind schedule the project is in terms of percentage. Schedule Variance % can be calculated as using the following formula: SV % = Schedule Variance (SV) / Planned Value (PV) SV % = SV / BCWS.

## How is CV calculated in project management?

Cost Variance can be calculated as using the following formulas:Cost Variance (CV) = Earned Value (EV) Actual Cost (AC)Cost Variance (CV) = BCWP ACWP.

**Which type of project cost estimate is the most accurate?**

During the planning phase of the project, one need the most accurate estimates known as Definitive estimates whose expected accuracy level is between -5 to +5 percentage. Definitive estimates are based on detailed Work Breakdown Structures (WBS).

**What is a cost performance index?**

The cost performance index (CPI) is a measure of the conformance of the actual work completed (measured by its earned value) to the actual cost incurred: CPI = EV / AC. The schedule performance index (SPI) is a measure of the conformance of actual progress (earned value) to the planned progress: SPI = EV / PV.

### What is the purpose of a cost performance index?

The cost performance index (CPI) is a measure of the financial effectiveness and efficiency of a project. It represents the amount of completed work for every unit of cost spent. As a ratio it is calculated by dividing the budgeted cost of work completed, or earned value, by the actual cost of the work performed.

### How do you find the rate of performance?

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**What is the earned value of a project?**

Earned value (EV) is a way to measure and monitor the level of work completed on a project against the plan. Simply put, it’s a quick way to tell if you’re behind schedule or over budget on your project. You can calculate the EV of a project by multiplying the percent complete by the total project budget.

**What is the formula for actual cost?**

The actual cost for projects equals direct costs + indirect costs + fixed costs + variable costs + sunken costs. Alternatively, you can use PMI’s simplified formula, which is: actual cost= direct cost + indirect cost.

#### What is planned value in project management?

Planned Value (PV) is the budgeted cost for the work scheduled to be done. This is the portion of the project budget planned to be spent at any given point in time. This is also known as the budgeted cost of work scheduled (BCWS). Actual Costs (AC) is simply the money spent for the work accomplished.

#### What defines a project?

Projects. A project is defined as an effort to create or modify a specific product or service. Projects are temporary work efforts with a clear beginning and end. A work effort may be considered a project if it meets the criteria established by the organization.

**How do you calculate total cost of a project?**

To use parametric estimating, first divide a project into units of work. Then, you must determine the cost per unit, and then multiply the number of units by the cost per unit to estimate the total cost.

**What is actual cost and standard cost?**

A standard cost is a pre-determined or pre-established cost to make a unit of finished product. Actual cost is the actual cost of direct materials, direct labor, and overhead to make a unit of product. The difference between actual cost and standard cost is called variance.

## What is a standard price?

A uniform price that is pre-established for services or goods that is based on cost of replacement, historical prices or the analysis of it competitive market position.