Earned Value Definitions
Earned Schedule Variance (ESV)

What is Earned Schedule Variance (ESV)? Earned Value Management explained.


Earned Schedule Variance (ESV) represents the difference between the earned schedule and the planned schedule. It measures the deviation in schedule performance based on the value of work completed and the time taken to complete it. ESV helps in assessing schedule variances and their impact on project performance.

Calculation: ESV = EV - PV

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