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Compatible Forecast and Percent Methods

Learn about the different methods you can use to calculate your Control Account forecasts and percent complete.

You can choose from a number of different methods to calculate your Control Account forecasts and percent complete. Note that some of these methods cannot be used together.

The tables below show the combinations allowed in Cost.

Forecast and Available Percent Complete Methods

Forecast MethodsAvailable Percent Complete Methods
ETC 1 = User controlled value + (automated system adjustments)Any
ETC 2 = Efficiency Factor x (Approved Budget - Earned Value)CCB, CEB, CLB, CLS, FIN, HCB, HEB, HLB, MAN, QCB, QEB, QLB, ROC, SCH, TCF, TCS
ETC 3 = Approved Budget - All CommitmentsAny
ETC 4 = Manually entered valueAny
EAC 1 = User controlled value + (automated system adjustments)Any
EAC 2 = Approved Budget/CPICCB, CEB, CLB, CLS, FIN, HCB, HEB, HLB, MAN, QCB, QEB, QLB, ROC, SCH, TCF, TCS
EAC 3 = Direct Actuals to Date + (Approved Budget - Earned to Date)CCB, CEB, CLB, CLS, FIN, HCB, HEB, HLB, MAN, QCB, QEB, QLB, ROC, SCH, TCF, TCS
EAC 4 = Direct Actuals to Date + (Approved Budget - Earned to Date) / (CPI x SPI)CCB, CEB, CLB, CLS, FIN, HCB, HEB, HLB, MAN, QCB, QEB, QLB, ROC, SCH, TCF, TCS
EAC 5 = Manually entered valueAny

Percent Complete and Available Forecast Methods

Percent Complete MethodsAvailable Forecast Methods
CAE = Actual to Date Cost/Estimate at Completion CostETC 1, ETC 3, ETC 4, EAC 1, EAC 5
CCB = Control Budget to DateCost /Total Control Budget CostAny
CEB = Approved Budget to Date Cost/Total Approved Budget CostAny
CLB = Late Approved Budget to Date Cost/Total Late Approved Budget CostAny
CLS = 100% Complete and ClosedAny
FIN = 100% CompleteAny
HAE = Actual to Date Hours/Estimate at Completion HoursETC 1, ETC 3, ETC 4, EAC 1, EAC 5
HCB = Control Budget to Date Hours/Total Control Budget HoursAny
HEB = Approved Budget to Date Hours/Total Approved Budget HoursAny
HLB = Late Approved Budget to Date Hours/Total Late Approved Budget HoursAny
MAN = Manual Entry Percent CompleteAny
QAE = Actual to Date Quantity/Estimate at Completion QuantityETC 1, ETC 3, ETC 4, EAC 1, EAC 5
QCB = Control Budget to Date Quantity/Total Control Budget QuantityAny
QEB = Early Approved Budget to Date Quantity/Total Approved Budget QuantityAny
QLB = Late Approved Budget to Date Quantity/Total Late Approved Budget QuantityAny
ROC = Rules of CreditAny
SCH = Composite Schedule ActivitiesAny
TCF = 100% at Current Schedule FinishAny
TCS = 100% at Current Schedule StartAny

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