PhD Management Courses in Summer Semester 2021

Please note that all courses are taught in English. 

Measurement Theory and Scale Development


This course is only offered for PhD students. Students taking this course should have already completed a multivariate statistics and, ideally, be familiar with basic principles of structural equation modeling (SEM).


Course Objectives

The course seeks to provide a broad introduction to measurement theory and alternative approaches for developing and assessing multi-item scales. It is aimed at non-experts and the emphasis is on the steps associated with the development and validation of sound measures for use in empirical research. The course is designed for PhD-students and assumes previous knowledge of data analysis and statistics (including factor analysis and regression).

Facts about the Course

Important Dates


  • Mon, 21.06.2021, 09:00-18:15, HS 15
  • Tue, 22.06.2021, 09:00-18:15, HS 15
  • Wed, 23.06.2021, 09:00-14:45, HS 16