Lesson 10.6. Checking Cost Variance
Figure 10-7. Viewing cost variance in Task Sheet view.
By checking cost variance, you can see if there are any tasks that cost more than you budgeted. You can then catch cost overruns before they become serious and adjust your schedule or budget accordingly. Project calculates the cost of each resource's work, the total cost for each task and resource, and the total project cost.
Note: One more thingif you want to see cost variance information for the project rolled up into one task, display the project summary task. Go to Tools Show project summary task checkbox and click OK.