FAI3012 Quantitative Methods, Structural Equation Modelling - LISREL 7.5 credits

Kvantitativa metoder, strukturekvationsmodellering LISREL

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course will focus on how quantitative methods can be used to develop the theory in business. To gain a deeper understanding of how work with quantitative methods is performed, the LISREL-method will be studied.The process of data processing from raw data to finished structure model will be studied. Emphasis will be on how the LISREL- method can be used as a tool to develop theory. The course applies an advanced statistical technique for developing concepts and theory.This is done by going through concrete examples where statistical results and theoretical notions developed in an interactive process that will result in thaughts that hold for publication in international research papers. To give the student a comprehensive view of the research process from idea to the finished article the review process will also be studied.

Intended learning outcomes *

The course aims to deepen understanding of how quantitative methods used in business, by understanding how LISREL-methodology is used to develop the theory in business research.

Course Disposition

The course is conducted in seminar form.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Admission to postgraduate studies.

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • UPP1 - Written report, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Kent Eriksson

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Real Estate Business and Financial Systems