Become a PLS-SEM expert
Partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) allows analyzing complex inter-relationships between observed and latent variables. Compared to other methods, PLS-SEM offers much flexibility in terms of modeling and data requirements. In the PLS-SEM Academy, world leading experts share their in-depth knowledge on PLS-SEM.
Join the hundreds of students who have followed our proven, step-by-step training to master PLS-SEM!
You want to learn the basics of PLS-SEM or dive into more advanced topics such as moderation, mediation, or higher-order models?
Our courses cover everything you need to know to successfully apply PLS-SEM in your own research. Each course comes with comprehensive video material and lecturing slides, annotated outputs from SmartPLS that illustrate the analyses step-by-step and a personalized certificate.
PLS-SEM offers endless fields of application. The method's flexibility is likely the reason why PLS-SEM is so incredibly successful in research and business practice.
Christian M. Ringle, Hamburg University of Technology (Germany) and University of Waikato (New Zealand)
I‘m passionate about PLS-SEM because the method's causal-predictive nature fits the requirements of today‘s research and business environment like hand in glove. The recent developments significantly extend researchers' methodological toolbox and facilitate top-tier journal publications.
Marko Sarstedt, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (Germany) and Babeș-Bolyai-University, Cluj-Napoca (Romania)