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Online Summer Course - June 2021 (Registrations closed)

Title: Necessary Condition Analysis. (NCA) – Theory and Practice
Type: Online Summer Course
Date: 21st to 25th June 2021 
Host: ERIM, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Description: In this week-long course you will gain an understanding of the logic of necessary conditions, and why these are important for social science and practice. This course will consist of four 'mandatory discussions' and 'voluntary Q&A' session (writing a paper with online support) is voluntary (one week).
More information can be found on the Course Manual of this course.
Fee: 250€ 
Instructor:  Jan Dul, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands; together with other NCA experts

Application: registration closed.
Please note the application works on a 'first come, first serve' basis. The number of participants is limited to 12 per group (two groups).

LIVE ONLINE! NCA Professional Development Workshop at AoM 2021

Title: Necessary Condition Analysis (NCA). Logic, Theory, Methodology, and New Applications
Type: Live-stream Professional Development Workshop at the 81st AoM Annual conference 2021
Date: 3rd August 2021 , 8:00AM - 9:30AM. Eastern (New York time) (UTC-4).
Place: online 
Description: In this workshop you will learn how to conduct Necessary Condition Analysis. Part 1 is a general introduction discussing the importance of necessary conditions, illustrated with examples from different fields. Part 2 helps participants to become the first users of NCA in their field, with a practical demonstration about the application of NCA on how to build necessity theories, and how to analyze data for testing such theories using the NCA software.
Fees: Part of the AoM membership fee
Presenters: Jan Dul, Rotterdam School of Management (Netherlands); Stefan Breet, Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands); Sven Hauff, Helmut Schmidt University (Germany); Wangoo Lee, Temple University (United States)
WebsiteAoM 2021

NCA Paper Development Workshop - October 2021

Type: Paper Development Workshop (PDW)
Date: beginning October 2021. 
Please note that the  exact dates of this two-hour workshop will be communicated later based on the timezones and availabity of the participants.
Place: online via Zoom
Description: in this Paper Development Workshop participants will be provided with feedbacks and advice that will help them to write a convincing manuscript that makes a valuable contribution to the scientific literature. The manuscript must be using NCA as the primary or secondary analytical technique.
Fees: Free of charge
Format: this PDW will be composed of discussions with NCA experts in a plenary session followed by roundtable discussions. 
Instructor:  Jan Dul, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Netherlands; Stefan Breet, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands and other members of the NCA development team

Application: the applications are not open yet. You can register here to stay informed about the opening of the applications.
Note that the number of participants is limited to 12.

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