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    DSH - Introduction to Confirmatory Factor Analysis in Mplus: A hands-on course

    Thursday, 25 April, 2019 - 13:30 to Friday, 26 April, 2019 - 16:30
    Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus


    Name(s) of the instructor(s):

    Prof. Dr. Joeri Hofmans

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences

    Research Group of Work and Organizational Psychology (WOPs)

    Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussel, Belgium

    Tel: +32 (0)2 629 24 86

    Email: joeri.hofmans@vub.ac.be



    Content description activity

    Title activity: Introduction to Confirmatory Factor Analysis in Mplus: A hands-on course

    Short description - Abstract:

    During a 12-hour course (4 modules of each 3 hours, divided over 2 days)  I will provide an introduction into Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA), the Mplus-language, and the application of CFA in Mplus.


    After attending the seminar, participants are able to independently perform a CFA using the Mplus package, and interpret the results.

    Previous knowledge:

    Some knowledge of factor analysis and regression analysis is welcome, yet not necessary.

    Study material:

    This will be provided during the course.

    Condition(s) for attribution of credits (e.g. active participation or mode of assessment):

    Active participation.

    Technical data event: two day event

    25 April: 9-12h and 13.30-16.30h

    26 April: 9-12h and 13.30-16.30h


    To Be Announced

    Language(s) used in seminar:


    Number of meetings:

    2 days (each day 2x3 hours)

    Maximum number of participants:


    Credits for participation:

    1 credit for active participation

    !! Attention: Participation in this training will NOT automatically appear in your online PhD portfolio, fill out this form and let it sign by the instructor as proof of participation.

    Registration: Register here

    We kindly ask you to register only once and only when you can actually participate. In case you have already registered but are not able to participate, please be so kind as to notify us by sending an e-mail to doctoral.schools@vub.be so we can offer your place to one of your PhD colleagues on the waiting list. 

    Please be aware of the fact that the cancellation and no-show policy of VUB applies. Cancellation of your participation is only allowed up to 48 hours before the start of the course. Otherwise, the policy as described on the doctoral school website will be followed.

    Registration Rules: https://student.vub.be/en/phd/doctoral-training#registration
    No Show Policy: https://student.vub.be/sites/vub/files/no_show_policy_may2017.pdf