CANCELLED: NZIBR training workshop: PLS-SEM using SmartPLS 3 - Dr Christian Ringle

Date Tuesday 24 - Wednesday 25 March 2020
Time 1pm (Tuesday 24 March) - 3pm (Wednesday 25 March)
Where Executive Teaching Rooms, MSB1.36/1.37, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Rd, Hamilton
Presenter Adjunct Professor Dr Christian Ringle
Contact Amanda Wilson
Contact email
Admission Cost Free

This event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The New Zealand Institute for Business Research, which offers tailored research, advisory and consultancy services, will host a free two-day workshop for researchers on using the SmartPLS software program on 24 and 25 March at Waikato Management School.

If you are a PhD student or academic who is interested in learning how to step up their research towards well-designed and publishable outputs, then the two-day 'PLS-SEM using SmartPLS 3 training workshop' is for you.

This workshop will be presented by Dr Christian Ringle, Chaired Professor of Management at the Hamburg University of Technology in Germany, and Adjunct Professor at Waikato Management School.

Professor Christian is a co-developer of the SmartPLS software program, offers online courses, and regularly teaches doctoral seminars on multivariate statistics, especially the PLS-SEM method, and the use of the statistical software such as SmartPLS.

The workshop will cover the following:

  • an in-depth methodological introduction into the PLS-SEM approach the nature of causal modeling, analytical objectives, some statistics;
  • the evaluation of measurement results; and
  • complementary analytical techniques
  • A full overview of the workshop can be viewed here.

If you'd like to attend this workshop, RSVP by Friday, 13 March is essential. Please register your details here.

Speaker bio:

Dr Christian Ringle is Director of the Institute of Human Resource Management and Organisations in the Department of Management Sciences and Technology at the Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany.

He has co-edited several special issues of top-tier journals, co-authored two books on the PLS-SEM method, and published several articles on the application of the method in various disciplines.

Professor Ringle's research addresses human resource management, organisation, marketing, strategic management, and quantitative methods for business and market research.

He was named in Clarivate Analytics’ 2018 and 2019 lists of Highly Cited Researchers; which lists the top 1% of researchers by citations per field in the Web of Science.

Venue: Executive Teaching Rooms, MSB1.36/1.37, Level One, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton. For directions on Google Maps, see

Parking: Parking is available at the University of Waikato, via Gate 7 off Hillcrest Road, or via Gate 10 off Silverdale Road. Parking is charged at $2 per day. For a map of the University, see

RSVP is essential if you wish to attend this workshop.

Please register your details before Friday, 13 March by clicking here