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WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
University / College lecturers, Ph.D., Research scholars, Post-Doctoral fellows, Post-Graduate students and individuals having interest in SEM.

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  • 1. 2-day course on HRDF CLAIMABLE* *SUBJECT TO HRDF APPROVAL WHO SHOULD ATTEND?University / College lecturers, Ph.D., Research scholars,Post-Doctoral fellows, Post-Graduate students andindividuals having interest in SEM.Date : 18 & 19 September 2012 (Tuesday & Wednesday)Time : 9.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.Venue : Kompleks EUREKA, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang.Organised by : REGISTRATION FEE (Covers course materials, two-day refreshment including lunch and Certificate of Attendance) NORMAL FEE : MYR700.00 PER PARTICIPANT(wholly-owned by Universiti Sains Malaysia) †In collaboration with: POSTGRADUATE STUDENT : MYR520.00 PER PARTICIPANT (Proof of Student I.D. is required) GROUP PARTICIPATION : MYR630.00 PER PARTICIPANT (minimum 3 participants from the same company/institution) † Not entitled for group discount
  • 2. INTRODUCTION ENQUIRIESThis workshop covers the principles and issues of Technical Details:Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) and its practical ASSOC. PROF. DR. KRISHNASWAMY JEYARAMANapplications. The two-day workshop covers the purpose Graduate School of Business,of SEM, Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), path analysis Universiti Sains Malaysiaand multi-group analysis. The participants will learn how (OFF) 04-653 3888 EXT 2332to conceptualize models of theoretical interest, recognize (M) 017-486 3364identification of problems, perform model estimation and dr_kjraman@usm.mymodification using AMOS software and choose the finalmodel for establishing direct and indirect relationshipamong the study variables. The participants are expected Registration and others:to bring Laptop and upload AMOS version 18 (if possible). KHAIROL ANUAR MOHAMMED USAINS Holding Sdn BhdCOURSE OBJECTIVES (DL) 04-653 4372 / (M) 012-286 9048 khairol@usainsgroup.com / khairol_usains@yahoo.comKnowledge of (a) Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) ofcovariance and mean structures of research data; (b) howto apply SEM to real data sets with one of the available RECOMMENDED ACCOMMODATIONcomputer software; (c) how to read, understand, andinterpret scientific articles in which SEM has been applied USM Guest House (inside USM compound)and (d) how to report SEM analyses and SEM results in Universiti Sains Malaysia,scientific journal articles. 11800 Minden, Penang. Tel: 04–653 2030 / 04-653 2050 Fax: 04–659 7124COURSE CO-ORDINATOR E-mail: guesthouse@usainsgroup.comASSOC. PROF. DR. KRISHNASWAMY JAYARAMAN has 27 http://www.usainsgroup.com/guesthouse.htmlyears of experience as a professor in Statistics. He has awide range of experience in data analysis using Statistical B-SuiteSoftware and carried out some major projects for B Tower, Bayan Point,National and International organizations. He is well versed 19, Medan Kampung Relau,in Statistical analysis particularly in Model Building, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang.Estimation of parameters, Forecasting and predictive (T): 04–646 7777 / 04-644 4000Inferences, categorical data analysis and Follow-up (F): 04–644 5000studies. (E): rsvn@b-suite.com.my / marketing@b-He has produced 13 Ph.D., research scholars in analytical suite.com.myand applied statistics on an interdisciplinary basis and (W): http://www.b-suite.com.my/published more than 35 research articles in Internationaland National Journals. He has been providing an extensivetraining for the executives of IT; Banking; BPO & KPO call The Krystal Suites Penang,centres; Manufacturing Industries for six-sigma Green Belt Krystal Point Corporate Park,and Black Belt courses on Total Quality Management. He Jalan Tun Dr. Awang,has also been an active member of the quality planning 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang.and assurance teams and worked with clients like WHO, (T): 04–613 3333e-Merk, Ford, Motorola, Airtel, Lason, Careers India, (F): 04–613 3338/2Prumatec, Astron, Office Tiger and Cadensworth (Intel) (E): enquiry@thekrystalsuites.comamong other multinational companies. (W): http://www.thekrystalsuites.com/COURSE INSTRUCTOR Hotel Vistana, 213, Jalan Bukit Gambir,MR. IRANMANESH is a doctoral candidate at the School Bukit Jambul,of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He received his 11950 Penang.MBA from Graduate School of Business (USM). He has (T): 04–646 8000some publications in international journals. (F): 04–646 1400 (E): vispg@ytlhotels.com.my (W): http://www.vistanahotels.com/VistanaPG/Default.aspx
  • 3. STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING AND ITS APPLICATIONS COURSE SCHEDULE TIME TOPICS FIRST DAY 9.00 – 10.30 a.m. 1. INTRODUCTION TO SEM ▪ General purpose of SEM ▪ Basic Concepts ▪ Sample size ▪ Latent versus observed variable ▪ Exogenous versus endogenous latent variables 10.30 – 10.45 a.m. Tea Break 10.45 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. 2. USING THE AMOS PROGRAM ▪ AMOS modelling tools ▪ Working with AMOS Graphics 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. Lunch 2.00 – 3.30 p.m. 3. CONFIRMATORY FACTOR ANALYSIS (CFA) ▪ Measurement model ▪ CFA versus Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) 3.30 – 3.45 p.m. Tea Break 3.45 – 5.00 p.m. 4. ASSESSING THE MEASUREMENT MODEL VALIDITY ▪ Goodness-of-fit summary ▪ Modification indices ▪ Post hoc analysis SECOND DAY 9.00 – 10.30 a.m. 5. STRUCTURAL MODEL ▪ An overview of theory testing with SEM ▪ Modelling with Amos Graphics 10.30 – 10.45 a.m. Tea Break 10.45 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. 6. MODEL ASSESSMENT AND HYPOTHESES TESTING ▪ Assessing the structural model validity ▪ Path analysis 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. Lunch 2.00 – 3.30 p.m. 7. MEDIATOR ▪ Conceptual basis for mediation ▪ Testing for mediation 3.30 – 3.45 p.m. Tea Break 3.45 – 5.00 p.m. 8. MULTI GROUP ANALYSIS - MODERATOR ▪ Structural model comparisonDisclaimerThe Organizer reserves the right to reschedule or cancel any part of its published programme or venue due to unforeseen circumstances andwill not accept liability for costs incurred by participants or their organizations for the cancellation of travel arrangements and/or accommodationreservations as a result of the course being cancelled or postponed. Advance notice will be given if there is such changes or cancellation.
  • 4. REGISTRATION FORM STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELING AND ITS APPLICATIONS Send registration form to : Khairol Anuar Mohammed USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd., Ground Floor, Kompleks ЄUREKA, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM PENANG. Fax : 04-657 2210 or Email: khairol@usainsgroup.com / khairol_usains@yahoo.comItem Participants Name Position & Email *1. 2. 3. 4. 5.Industry Sector:Company:Address: Postcode:Contact Person: Mobile Phone:Telephone No.: Fax No. E-mail:MODE OF PAYMENT Number Bank No. of Participants:I enclose Crossed Cheque Normal: Bank Draft Group Discount: Money Order Postgraduate: LO/PO Total Sum (MYR)Cheque / Bank Draft / Money Order / LO / PO must be made payable to ‘USAINS HOLDING SDN. BHD.’. 1. Bank Transfer [Please fax your Bank-in Slip (Print your name & details on the slip)]. Payee Name: USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd. Details: Structural Equation Modeling and its Applications Name of Bank: CIMB Bank Berhad (USM Branch), Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800 USM Penang. Account Number: 0709-0006708-05-7 2. A Local Order (LO) or Purchase Order (PO) must be presented before the event. The Organizer reserves the right to refrain a registered participant from taking part in the event if no proof of payment can be presented. This only applies to registered participants who have NOT paid the registration fee PRIOR to the event date. 3. Cancellation / Substitution A full refund less administration fee of MYR250.00 will be given for cancellation received not later than 10 working days before the course. No refund will be made after this period. However, substitute participants are welcomed at no extra charge provided written notice of at least 5 working days before the event is given to the Organizer.