Application of Structural Equation Modeling to Business Research Using EQS Software

Type of programme
between 04-07-2024 and 05-07-2024
€160.00 / ECTS x 1 = €160.00. *Prices corresponding to the 2023-2024 academic year.
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The seminar will begin with a review of theoretical issues on Structural Equation Modelling (SEM). Practical details for the use of EQS-specific and Smart-PLS software will be explained. In the last section, several real situations will be solved applying SEM.

The course is taught by Dr Frederic Marimon and Dr Marta Mas:

Frederic Marimon

Frederic Marimon is a full professor and Planning and Quality Vice-president in the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences. The main field of interest in quality management, tackled from different areas: standardised quality management systems (ISO 9000), quality management system models (EFQM), evaluation of the quality of services, particularly online services, analysis of the dissemination of different management standards, analysis of quality dimensions in different sectors such as healthcare services, online banking, online travel agencies or online supermarkets. 

Marta Mas

Marta Mas is a tenured professor in the Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, and dean of the same faculty. Her teaching mainly focuses on strategic marketing and human resources.  Similarly, her main lines of research cover areas related to knowledge management, strategy and corporate missions. She has also undertaken various quantitative research projects by measuring quality in different sectors and types of company.. 



Study programme and subjects 2023-2024

Subjects in course 1 Type Term ECTS
Applying Structural Equation Modeling to Management Cases Using EQS Software Type: OB Term: Second semester ECTS: 1
  • ECTS: European Credit Transfer System
  • Term: calendar period
  • (a): subjects which are taught in English

Prerequisites & admissions

Registration from 1 March to 30 May. Admission by order of registration (40 places).

The course is aimed at academics, doctoral students or professionals who are interested in the use of statistical procedures for the modeling of structural equations for their research projects.