Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) using SMART-PLS

One Day Workshop on Smart-PLS: Basic to Advance and Concepts & Practical

Mr. Muddasar Ghani Khwaja

Lecturer of Marketing
Faculty of Management,  SZABIST, Islamabad, Pakistan



  • Quantitative Data Analysis using:
    • SPSS
    • AMOS
    • Smart PLS
    • MPlus
    • R-Studio
    • Python
  • Qualitative data analysis using NVIVO, Thematic data analysis.
  • Providing training for the past 5 years.
  • A wide range of training experience!

Content of the Workshop

√   Introduction, reasons, and advantages to using PLS
√   Reflective and Formative Measures
√   Assessing Measurement Model Results:
• Convergent and Discriminant Validity, Factor Loadings, Composite Reliability, Assessing Collinearity
√   Bootstrapping and Blindfolding
√   Assessing Structural Model Results:
• Assessing R-Square, Effect Size, Q-Square
√   First Order and Second Order Constructs
√   Mediator Analysis :
      • Assessing Mediator constructs and effects
√   Moderator Analysis :
      • Assessing Moderator constructs and effects
√   Decisions on Hypotheses
√   Reporting Results

English is the medium of instruction for this workshop.

Attraction of the Workshop!

  • Hands-on guides on how to execute SEM
  • Face to face interaction with the trainer
  • Very Suitable for the beginner & intermediate researchers
  • will be held in a small group
  • The speaker is expert in SEM-PLS
  • Explore advance statistic techniques
Certificate, lunch, and helping material will be provided.

Who should participate?

  • Academicians
  • Researchers
  • Scholars
  • Consultants
  • Postgraduate students
  • Undergradute students
  • Social Scientists

Important Dates

Workshop Date:
June 22, 2019


09:00 am – 05:00 pm


Registration Deadline:
June  20, 2019


Early Bird Registration:
Before June 17, 2019

Registration Details

Normal Fee: RM 250

Early Bird Fee:  RM 220  –  (Before June 17, 2019)

Group fee: RM 200 (minimum 3 people in a group)


Kindly pay the workshop fee into the following account:
Account Number (CIMB): 8 6 0 3 0 5 8 1 0 4
Account Name: Scientia Academia Training Centre


  1. Please submit/upload the payment receipt while filling up the registration form.
  2. Only paid participants will be entertained on first come first serve basis (Limited seats).


Terms and Conditions:

  1. Participants are required to bring own laptop for this workshop with installed PLS.
  2. The fee must be fully paid before the commencement of the workshop.
  3. All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.
  4. The organizer reserves the right to alter or change the program due to unforeseen circumstances. Registered participants will be informed of any changes.
  5. The organizer will not be responsible for the arrangement of the participant’s transportation and accommodation.
  6. By registering, the participant agrees to the terms and conditions stated above.
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