New Courses on PLS-SEM

ONLINE COURSE: Partial Least Squares SEM Using SmartPLS: Foundations and Advanced Topics

Foundations on PLS-SEM: November 04-05, 2021

Advanced topics in PLS-SEM: November 25-26, 2021


Visit the SmartPLS webpages to get to know other upcoming courses on PLS-SEM.

24/7 Online Courses!

You want to learn the basics of PLS-SEM or dive into more advanced topics such as moderation, mediation, or higher-order models? Join the PLS-SEM Academy and learn everything you need to know about the method. Here are some of the Academy's key benefits:

  • More than seven hours of video material on the principles and advanced topics in PLS-SEM

  • Based on the famous PLS-SEM books

  • Presented by world-wide renown instructors

  • Covers the latest developments in PLS-SEM as requested by reviewers and journal editors

  • Comprehensive lecturing slides included

  • Annotated outputs from SmartPLS illustrate all analyses step-by-step

  • Certificate after successful completion of the final exam

Go to PLS-SEM Academy and check out the freel trial lectures.

2022 International Conference on
Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling

October 25-28, 2022
Beihang University, Beijing

Conference co-chairs:
Huiwen Wang, Yide Liu, Christian M. Ringle, and Marko Sarstedt

Keynote speaker:
Joseph F. Hair, Professor of Marketing, University of South Alabama, USA


Preconference workshops: October 25, 2020

The Primer on PLS-SEM in Spanish!


Hair, J.F., Hult, G.T.M., Ringle, C.M, Sarstedt, M., Castillo Apraiz, J., Cepeda Carrión, G.A., an Roldán, J.L. (2019). Manual de Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) (Segunda Edición). OmniaScience.

PLS-SEM Courses and Training

Please visit
for the latest information on upcoming courses.

SmartPLS 3 - The Software for the Next Generation of PLS Path Modeling