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)

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)

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