How does Primavera P6 calculate Planned Value Cost for Activities without linear distribution (using Resource Curves or Manual plan) in Earned Value Management

When we use Earned Value Management technique, we focus on: Planned Value Cost (PV) = Budget At Completion * Schedule % Complete Earned Value Cost (EV) = Budget At Completion * Performance % Complete (usually equal to Activity % Complete) Schedule Variance (SV) = EV - PV SV > 0 : project is good, ahead of... Continue Reading →

How Baseline Dates are calculated in Primavera P6 for Earned Value Management

Primavera P6 give us an option to decide that Baseline date is equal to Planned date or Current date. The main purpose of this option is for Earned Value calculation. I'll explain that option in this article. We have a simple project containing 3 activities. Each activity is assigned resource A. We create a baseline called... Continue Reading →

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