Calculation example  calculate EAC at the Project Level
EAC method: Calculate at the project level
PIM = HourBased pimhourbased
Simple example: project has no children tasks simpleexampleprojecthasnochildrentasks
PIM = HourBased
EAC Method = Calculate at project level ****

Create Project A with three tasks (no child tasks) all assigned to User 1 whose cost/hr is $100.00.

Add Planned and Actual hours to each task and % Complete according to the table below:
table 0row4 1row4 2row4 3row4 layoutauto Task Pln Hrs Act Hrs % Complete Task 1 5 hrs 25 hrs 20% Task 2 10 hrs 25 hrs 30% Task 3 15 hrs 25 hrs 40% 
Recalculate Finance on the project.

CPI for Task 1 = .04 calculated as follows:
CPI for Task 1 = IF Actual Hours > 0 THEN CPI = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed/Actual Hours
ELSE CPI = 1
CPI for Task 1 = 1 / 25
CPI for Task 1 = .04 
EAC for Task 1 = 125 hrs calculated as follows:
EAC for Task 1 = IF CPI <> 0 THEN EAC = Planned Hours/CPI
ELSE EAC = Planned Hours + Actual Hours
EAC for Task 1 = 5 / .04
EAC for Task 1 = 125 hrs**** 
CPI / EAC for Tasks 2 and 3 are:
Task 2 = .12 / 83.33 hrs
Task 3 = .24 / 62.5 hrs 
CPI for Project = .13 calculated as follows:
CPI for Project = IF Actual Hours > 0 THEN CPI = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed/Actual Hours
ELSE CPI = 1
CPI for Project = 10 / 75
CPI for Project = .13 
EAC for Project = 225 hrs calculated as follows:
EAC for Project = IF CPI <> 0 THEN EAC = Planned Hours/CPI
ELSE EAC = Planned Hours + Actual Hours
EAC for Project = 30 / .13333
EAC for Project = 225 hrs
Complicated example: project has children tasks complicatedexampleprojecthaschildrentasks
PIM = HourBased
EAC Method = Calculate at project level

Create Project A with six tasks where Task 3 is the parent of Tasks 4 and 5 and Task 1 is the parent of Tasks 2 and 3 as shown below:
Task 1
Task 2
Task 3
Task 4
Task 5
Task 6 
Assign Tasks 2, 4, 5, and 6 to User 1 whose cost/hr rate is $100.00.

Add planned/ actual hours each task and % Complete according to the table below.
note note NOTE For Tasks 1 and 3, you are only adding actual hours.

Add 50 hours directly to the project (More>Hours>Log Hours).

CPI for Task 2 = .1 calculated as follows:
CPI for Task 2 = IF Actual Hours > 0 THEN CPI = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed/Actual Hours
ELSE CPI = 1
CPI for Task 2 = 1 / 10
CPI for Task 2 = .1 
EAC for Task 2 = 50 hrs calculated as follows:
EAC for Task 2 = IF CPI <> 0 THEN EAC = Planned Hours/CPI
ELSE EAC = Planned Hours + Actual Hours
EAC for Task 2 = 5 / .1
EAC for Task 2 = 50 hrs 
The CPI / EAC for Tasks 4, 5, and 6 are as follows:
Task 4: .4 / 25 hrs
Task 5: .75 / 20 hrs
Task 6: 1.2 / 16.67 hrs 
CPI for Task 3 = .38 calculated as follows:
CPI for Task 3 = IF Actual Hours > 0 THEN CPI = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed/Actual Hours
ELSE CPI = 1
CPI for Task 3 = 11.5 / 30
CPI for Task 3 = .38 
EAC for Task 3 = 65.22 hrs calculated as follows:
EAC for Task 3 = IF CPI <> 0 THEN EAC = Planned Hours/CPI
ELSE EAC = Planned Hours + Actual Hours
EAC for Task 3 = 25 / .383333
EAC for Task 3 = 65.22 hrs 
CPI for Task 1 = .25 calculated as follows:
CPI for Task 1 = IF Actual Hours > 0 THEN CPI = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed/Actual Hours
ELSE CPI = 1
CPI for Task 1 = 12.5 / 50
CPI for Task 1 = .25 
EAC for Task 1 = 120 hrs calculated as follows:
EAC for Task 1 = IF CPI <> 0 THEN EAC = Planned Hours / CPI
ELSE EAC = Planned Hours + Actual Hours
EAC for Task 1 = 30/ .25
EAC for Task 1 = 120 hrs 
CPI for Project = .22 calculated as follows:
CPI for Project = IF Actual Hours > 0 THEN CPI = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed/Actual Hours
ELSE CPI = 1
CPI for Project = 24.5 / 110
CPI for Project = .22272
CPI for Project = .22 
EAC for Project = 224.49 hrs calculated as follows:
EAC for Project = IF CPI <> 0 THEN EAC = Planned Hours/CPI
ELSE EAC = Planned Hours + Actual Hours
EAC for Project = 50 / .22272
EAC for Project = 224.49 hrs
PIM= CostBased pimcostbased
Simple example: project has no children tasks simpleexampleprojecthasnochildrentasks1
PIM = CostBased
EAC Method = Calculate at project level
 Create Project A with three tasks (no child tasks) all assigned to User 1 whose cost/hr is $100.00.
 Add planned/ actual hours to each task and % Complete according to the table below:
 Add expenses to each task according to the table below:
 Add two expenses to the project (i.e. not tied to a task) as follows:
 Based on the above values, the Incurred/ Not Incurred Costs are determined as follows:

From Project Actions, run Recalculate Finance

CPI for Task 1 = .14

CPI****for Task 1 = .14 calculated as follows:
CPI for Task 1 = IF Actual Labor Cost + IncurredActualExpenseCost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI = (TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed + IncurredPlannedExpenseCost) / (ActualLaborCost + IncurredActualExpenseCost)
ELSE CPI = CPI_Labor
CPI****for Task 1 = (100+300) / (2500+400)
CPI for Task 1 = 400 / 2900
CPI for Task 1 = .14**** 
EAC****for Task 1 = $13,400.00
CPI Labor for Task 1 = IF Actual Labor Cost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI_Labor = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed/Actual Labor Cost
ELSE CPI_Labor = 1
CPI Labor for Task 1 = 100/2500
CPI Labor for Task 1 = .04 EAC Labor for Task 1 = IF CPI_Labor <> 0 THEN EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost/CPI_Labor
ELSE EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost + Actual Labor Cost
EAC Labor****for Task 1 = 500.00/.04
EAC Labor****for Task 1 = $12,500.00
EAC Expense****for Task 1 = IncurredActualExpenseCost + NotIncurredPlannedExpense
EAC Expense****for Task 1 = $400.00 + $500.00
EAC Expense****for Task 1 = $900.00
EAC****for Task 1 = EAC Labor + EAC Expense
EAC****for Task 1 = $12,500.00 + $900.00
EAC****for Task 1 = $13,400.00 
Here are the CPI / EAC values for Task 2 and Task 3:
Task 2 = .19 / $8,433.33
Task 3 = .44 / $6,950.00 
CPI for Project = .32 calculated as follows:
CPI****for Project = IF Actual Labor Cost + IncurredActualExpenseCost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI = (TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed + IncurredPlannedExpenseCost)/ActualLaborCost + IncurredActualExpenseCost)
ELSE CPI = CPI_Labor
CPI****for Project = (1000 + 2300) / (7500 + 2700)
CPI****for Project = 3300 / 10200
CPI****for Project = .32 
EAC for Project = $28,200.00 calculated as follows:
CPI Labor****for Project = IF Actual Labor Cost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI_Labor = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed/Actual Labor Cost
ELSE CPI_Labor = 1
CPI Labor****for Project = 1000 / 7500
CPI Labor****for Project = .13333
CPI Labor****for Project = .13EAC Labor****for Project = IF CPI_Labor <> 0 THEN
code languagenone EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost/CPI_Labor
ELSE EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost + Actual Labor Cost
EAC Labor****for Project = 3000/ .13333
EAC Labor****for Project = $22,500.00EAC Expense****Project =
code languagenone IncurredActualExpenseCost + NotIncurredPlannedExpense
EAC Expense****Project = $3000.00 + 2,700.00
EAC Expense****Project = $5,700.00EAC****Project = EAC Labor + EAC Expense
EAC****Project = $22,500.00 + $5,700.00
EAC****Project = $28,200.00
Complicated example: project has children tasks complicatedexampleprojecthaschildrentasks1
PIM = CostBased
EAC Method = Calculate at project level

Create Project A with six tasks where Task 3 is the parent of Tasks 4 and 5 and Task 1 is the parent of Tasks 2 and 3 as shown below:
Task 1
Task 2
Task 3
Task 4
Task 5
Task 6 
Assign Tasks 2, 4, 5, and 6 to User 1 whose cost/hr rate is $100.00.

Add planned/actual hours each task and % Complete according to the table below.
note note NOTE For Tasks 1 and 3, you are only adding actual hours.
 Add 50 hours directly to the project (More>Hours>Log Hours) so that there is $5,000.00 of actual labor cost recorded directly to the project. ****
 Add expenses to each task according to the table below (I’ve added a blank row in between each task to make it easier to read):
 Add two expenses to the project (i.e. not tied to a task) as follows:
 Based on the above values, the Incurred/Not Incurred Costs are determined as follows:

From Project Actions, run Recalculate Finance

CPI for Task 2 = .17 calculated as follows:
CPI Task 2 = IF Actual Labor Cost + IncurredActualExpenseCost <> 0 THEN CPI = (TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed + IncurredPlannedExpenseCost) / (ActualLaborCost + IncurredActualExpenseCost)
ELSE CPI = CPI_Labor
CPI****Task 2 = (100+300) / (1000+1300)
CPI****Task 2 = 400 / 2300
CPI****Task 2 = .17 
EAC for Task 2 = $5,900.00
CPI Labor****Task 2 = IF Actual Labor Cost <> 0 THEN CPI_Labor = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed / Actual Labor Cost
ELSE CPI_Labor = 1
CPI Labor****Task 2 = 100/1000
CPI Labor****Task 2 = .1EAC Labor****Task 2 = IF CPI_Labor <> 0 THEN
code languagenone EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost/CPI_Labor
ELSE EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost + Actual Labor Cost
EAC Labor****Task 2 = 500.00/.1
EAC Labor****Task 2 = $5,000.00 EAC Expense Task 2 = IncurredActualExpenseCost + NotIncurredPlannedExpense
EAC Expense****Task 2 = $1,300.00 + $400.00
EAC Expense****Task 2 = $900.00EAC****Task 2 = EAC Labor + EAC Expense
EAC****Task 2 = $5,000.00 + $900.00
EAC****Task 2 = $5,900.00 
The CPI/EAC for Tasks 4, 5, and 6 are determined the same way so I’ll just provide those values below:
Task 4: .23 / $3,400.00
Task 5: .64 / $3,100.00
Task 6: 1.06 / $2,366.67 
CPI for Task 3 = .31 calculated as follows:
CPI****Task 3 = IF Actual Labor Cost + IncurredActualExpenseCost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI = (TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed + IncurredPlannedExpenseCost)/(ActualLaborCost + IncurredActualExpenseCost)
ELSE CPI = CPI_Labor
CPI****Task 3 = (1,150 + 500) / (3000 + 2400)
CPI****Task 3 = 1650 / 5400
CPI****Task 3 = .31 EAC for Task 3 = $9,521.74 calculated as follows:
**CPI Labor Task 3** = IF Actual Labor Cost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI_Labor = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed / Actual Labor Cost
ELSE CPI_Labor = 1
CPI Labor****Task 3 = 1150/3000
CPI Labor****Task 3 = .383333
CPI Labor****Task 3 = .38EAC Labor****Task 3 = IF CPI_Labor <> 0 THEN
code languagenone EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost / CPI_Labor
ELSE EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost + Actual Labor Cost
EAC Labor****Task 3 = $2,500.00 / .383333
EAC Labor****Task 3 = $6,521.74EAC Expense****Task 3 = IncurredActualExpenseCost + NotIncurredPlannedExpense
EAC Expense****Task 3 = $2,400.00 + $600.00
EAC Expense****Task 3 = $3,000.00EAC****Task 3 = EAC Labor + EAC Expense
EAC****Task 3 = $6,521.74 + $3,000.00
EAC****Task 3 = $9,521.74 
CPI for Task 1 = .16 calculated as follows:
CPI****Task 1 = IF Actual Labor Cost + IncurredActualExpenseCost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI = (TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed + IncurredPlannedExpenseCost) / (ActualLaborCost + IncurredActualExpenseCost)
ELSE CPI = CPI_Labor
CPI****Task 1 = (1250 + 300) / (5000 + 4500)
CPI****Task 1 = 1550 / 9500=
CPI****Task 1 = .16 
EAC for Task 1 is $17,100.00 calculated as follows:
CPI Labor****Task 1 = IF Actual Labor Cost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI_Labor = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed / Actual Labor Cost
ELSE CPI_Labor = 1
CPI Labor****Task 1 = 1250 / 5000
CPI Labor****Task 1 = .25EAC Labor****Task 1 = IF CPI_Labor <> 0 THEN EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost / CPI_Labor
ELSE EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost + Actual Labor Cost
EAC Labor****Task 1 = $3,000.00 / .25
EAC Labor****Task 1 = $12,000.00EAC Expense****Task 1 = IncurredActualExpenseCost + NotIncurredPlannedExpense
EAC Expense****Task 1 = $4500 + 600
EAC Expense****Task 1 = $5,100.00EAC****Task 1 = EAC Labor + EAC Expense
EAC****Task 1 = $12,000.00 + 5,100.00
EAC****Task 1 = $17,100.00 
CPI for Project is .25
CPI****for Project = IF Actual Labor Cost + IncurredActualExpenseCost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI = (TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed + IncurredPlannedExpenseCost)/(ActualLaborCost + IncurredActualExpenseCost)
ELSE CPI = CPI_Labor
CPI****for Project = (2450 + 1900) / (11000 + 6700)
CPI****for Project = 4350 / 17700
CPI****for Project = .25 
EAC for Project = $32,248.98 calculated as follows:
CPI Labor****for Project = IF Actual Labor Cost <> 0 THENcode languagenone CPI_Labor = TotalBudgetedCostWorkPerformed / Actual Labor Cost
ELSE CPI_Labor = 1
CPI Labor****for Project = 2450 / 11000
CPI Labor****for Project = .22272
CPI Labor****for Project = .22EAC Labor****for Project = IF CPI_Labor <> 0 THEN
code languagenone EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost / CPI_Labor
ELSE EAC Labor = Planned Labor Cost + Actual Labor Cost
EAC Labor****for Project = $5,000.00 / .22272
EAC Labor****for Project = $22,448.97959
EAC Labor****for Project = $22,448.98EAC Expense****Project = IncurredActualExpenseCost + NotIncurredPlannedExpense
EAC Expense****Project = $3,100.00 + $6,700.00
EAC Expense****Project = $9,800.00EAC****Project = EAC Labor + EAC Expense
EAC****Project = $22,448.98 + 9,800.00
EAC****Project = $32,248.98