Impact study is research done on a certain topic to determine if a certain action would, or is, having some sort of an effect on its environment or other related issues. These studies pull data from many different sources and often look at many different aspects of the issue. An impact study could determine whether or not a project is completed.
- Formulating of project scope
- Identification of the study variables
- Modeling of the relationship between variables
- Choice of the technique of measuring the relationship between the variables
- Data collection
- Data analysis
- Results publication