Earned Value Definitions
Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP)

What is Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP)? Earned Value Management explained.

Mia Rutherford
Mia Rutherford
June 11, 2023
5 min read

Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP), also known as Actual Cost (AC), represents the actual cost incurred for the work performed up to a specific point in time. It includes all the direct and indirect costs associated with the completed work. ACWP is used for measuring actual cost performance.


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