Earned Value Definitions
Cost Performance Index Forecast (CPI Forecast)

What is Cost Performance Index Forecast (CPI Forecast)? Earned Value Management explained.


Cost Performance Index Forecast (CPI Forecast) represents the projected efficiency of cost performance based on the latest performance data. It measures the ratio of the earned value (EV) to the actual cost (AC) at a specific point in time. CPI Forecast helps in forecasting the cost performance for the remainder of the project.

Calculation: CPI Forecast = EV / AC

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