Earned Value Definitions
Estimate to Complete with Actuals (ETCA)

What is Estimate to Complete with Actuals (ETCA)? Earned Value Management explained.

Mia Rutherford
Mia Rutherford
June 11, 2023
5 min read

Estimate to Complete with Actuals (ETCA) represents the projected cost required to complete the remaining work based on actual costs incurred. It considers the actual performance and expenses to estimate the cost needed to complete the project. ETCA helps in forecasting the final project cost based on the current performance.

Calculation: ETCA = EAC - AC

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