Structural Equations
Modeling with LISREL:

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) is widely used by researchers in the social, behavioral and educational sciences, making it possible to comprehensively study complex patterns of relationships among the constructs in a conceptual model. This workshop is designed for non-experts and will provide a user-friendly introduction to covariance-based SEM.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to SEM
  • Model Conceptualization I: Structure
  • Model Conceptualization II: Measurement
  • Path Diagram Construction
  • Model Identification
  • Introduction to the LISREL Program
  • Parameter Estimation
  • Model Fit Evaluation
  • Model Modification
  • Model Cross-Validation
  • Examples of Different Types of SEM Models
  • Tips on Applying SEM for Top-Tiered Journal Publications

Who Should Attend?

Academic researchers and thesis advisors

Graduate students of business, statistics, or research methods

High level business and market research professionals