Social Network Analysis: an Introduction

This course was last updated June 2016

Developed in conjunction with the NPS CORE Lab, this course is an introduction to social network analysis, what it is, what it isn’t, and why it’s important. This five module series will provide an overview of social network analysis, how it differs from standard approaches, and what some of the misconceptions are. We will also look at some of the basic terms and concepts, and consider the various assumptions that underlie social network analysis.

To successfully complete the course you must:

  • Answer all module quiz questions correctly, there is no limit to the number of times a quiz can be taken or a video can be watched.
  • Complete the End of Course Survey
  • Print your Course Certificate and bring it to your training