HEC Management School - University of Liège

Introduction
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Become a creative Manager while studying in the heart of Europe!

An Ideal Location:

HEC Liège Management School – University of Liege (HEC Liège) is an EQUIS accredited Management School that successfully combines the warmth of Liege's cultural life, the charm of a leafy environment and the necessities for a challenging education open to the world and to the future. Though it is high-level international University, it has managed to preserve the advantages of a city built on a human scale.

Located at a European crossroads, Liège offers the advantage of easy access by road, rail or air. It is a city crammed with history, and bursting with cultural life.

Discover our Master’s degree programs:

At Master’s level, HEC Liège focuses on teaching the following transversal skills:

  • Language proficiency: English and at least one other language
  • Adaptability in a professional context: flexibility and capacity for continuous Learning
  • Intellectual curiosity, openness to the world
  • Capacity for communication, teamwork and leadership
  • Personal investment, work ethic, building an individual career path
  • Creativity and a spirit of entrepreneurship

A Skills Portfolio offers a wide range of trans-disciplinary courses to develop students’ soft and operational skills.

Master students must also complete a work placement and a thesis during the final year of their study program.

Activities in the OICs (mini-enterprises - junior enterprises - student associations) offer the opportunity to participate in the management of HEC-ULg and to develop professional experience.

An ambition for you:

Six Peaks of Excellence ensure the coherence of Academic Research, Teaching, and Socio-Economic Expertise:

  • Asset & Risk Management
  • Social Enterprises & Business Ethics
  • Regional Economic Development
  • Supply Chain Management & Business Analytics
  • Tax Institute
  • Changing Workplace & Strategic HRM

A strong network:

Joining HEC Liège means accessing a large community of people who share the same enthusiasm to work towards European excellence:

  • 1,300 undergraduate students
  • more than 1,000 students studying for a Master or an Executive Degree
  • 70 doctoral students
  • 260 qualified Faculty staff
  • 13,000 alumni working all over the world;
  • Strong and on-going partnerships with the business world

Can’t wait to learn more about us?

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Send us an email : joinhec@ulg.ac.be

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Dutch

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Programmes

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Master

Master in General Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

The Master’s degree in management, with a range of specializations, gives you sound training with a high level of specialization. The program consists of a strong core of conceptual (theoretical) knowledge ready to be transformed rapidly into practical (operational) skills in different management jobs.Each specialization combines a range of specialized courses, an internship (in a company, in a public organization, in a research center etc.) and a final thesis. [+]

The Master’s degree in management, with a range of specializations, gives you sound training with a high level of specialization. The program consists of a strong core of conceptual (theoretical) knowledge ready to be transformed rapidly into practical (operational) skills in different management jobs.Each specialization combines a range of specialized courses, an internship (in a company, in a public organization, in a research center etc.) and a final thesis. This training combines the transversal university skills that are necessary for the proper development of a career in the world of finance, whether in companies or in professional organizations (adaptability, flexibility, intellectual curiosity, openness to the world, creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, rooted in the real world, continuous learning) with detailed study of the basic disciplines of management at a level permitting the graduate to begin a general professional career, or one that is linked more specifically to one of these disciplines a thorough mastery of a skill or a well-defined area of specialization, providing the graduate with a highly specialized profile for the purposes of looking for a job, or pursuing further research proficiency in two foreign languages: English (to a level corresponding to the international standard C1) and another language (to a minimum level of B2) understanding the way companies function and the contemporary economic issues at stake the capacity to implement the knowledge gained in the context of a complex field situation, to analyze rigorously the situation observed and to provide appropriate solutions Specializations in the Master’s degree program... [-]

MSc

M.Sc. in Management with a specialization in Digital Marketing & Sales Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

This program enables managers to specialize in marketing, including 3 pillars of the digital economy: digital marketing, e-commerce and data analytics. [+]

This program enables managers to specialize in marketing, including 3 pillars of the digital economy: digital marketing, e-commerce and data analytics. Its strengths This program is co-developed with partners from the Chair in Digital Media & E-Commerce. They are regularly invited to speak during the courses related to their expertise. The digital economy is developing rapidly and our partner companies make it possible for us to organize an up-to-date program that follows the latest digital trends. Objectives To understand the digital economy as a whole and to learn to develop a multi-channel strategy in a company; To anticipate the digital market by identifying future opportunities and challenges; To formulate new, IT-based digital strategies; To understand and assess the kinds of technology used to implement strategies in digital marketing, e-commerce and data analytics; To implement analysis techniques to solve problems of management, marketing and sales. Target groups This program is intended for students who want to work in marketing, e-commerce and / or analytics for digital companies, companies that have or are developing a digital strategy, or sectors affected by the digital transition. Skills gained on completing the specialization Defining and understanding key digital concepts, including digital business models, e-commerce, digital consumer behavior, ways of communication, social networks etc. Defining, assessing and setting up multi-channel strategies Gaining initial experience in the consultancy field and on projects entailing a digital dimension Using tools to transform raw information into a valuable resource Making diagnoses of companies’ digital activity Creating strategies for gaining, activating... [-]

Master in Business Engineering - Performance Management & Control

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

The program of this specialization is organized around major themes of the management and optimization of the performance of any organization. [+]

The program of this specialization is organized around major themes of the management and optimization of the performance of any organization. Objectives The purpose of this specialization is to: train future executives and directors of nonprofit companies or organizations who wish to specialize in professions linked to internal control, internal auditing, management control, risk management or integrated risk management, quality and safety and, more generally, in the general management of the performance of companies, or who are called to optimize their performance continually. Target groups This program is intended: for students wishing to gain a solid basis of knowledge, tools and practical experience in transversal performance management (through internal control, internal auditing, management control or risk management) in all kinds of organizations (for-profit companies or nonprofit organizations). This specialization in Performance Management and Control can be followed entirely in English. Skills gained on completion of this specialization development of a transversal vision of the various jobs and professions existing together in companies; mastery of internal and external auditing techniques and of the accounting, financial and legal techniques needed for a well-integrated mastery of the financial and intangible human resources of an organization; a detailed theoretical and practical mastery of the main repositories and models of performance management and of internal risk control (EFQM, COSO, ISO 9001-15 etc.); the ability to assess the consistency of the development of these techniques with regard to the regulatory and ethical legal constraints imposed by the competitive, strategic and economic context of organizations; the development,... [-]

Master in Business Engineering - Specialization in Financial Engineering

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

This specialization is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets. [+]

The specialization in Financial Engineering can be followed entirely in English. It is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets. Objectives This specialization is organized around major themes of modeling financial tools and markets. It trains specialists in modeling financial tools and markets It provides students with the methodological and quantitative tools they need in order to participate actively in the creation, management and control of financial products and services with high scientific and technical added value It gives them mastery of concepts and techniques in an innovative framework. Target groups The program is intended for students who want to work in advanced areas of finance students who want to work in the quantitative departments of financial institutions, in risk management, in the technical departments of insurance companies, in pension funds or in structuring functions in trading rooms or investment fund management people who want to strengthen their knowledge by complementary training in the fields of mathematical finance or in actuarial services. Skills gained on completion of the specialization detailed knowledge of financial institutions, markets and assets, of their principles of operation and/or of use; mastery of concepts and problems specific to asset management and risk management; ability to identify mechanisms of price formation and of risk emergence in order to control the conceptual and technical aspects of market and banking finance; mastery of the technical aspect of financial operations by developing innovative procedures of calculation and optimization; applying the quantitative and methodological aspects of the tools... [-]

Master in Business Engineering - Specialization in Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

The Master's degree program specializing in Supply Chain Management gives an ideal preparation for careers in industrial companies or services facing complex production and logistics situations. [+]

Supply Chain Management is management of the logistics chain, in other words, all the processes and associated information for supplying products and making them available, from their design to the final customer. This is a: central concern at the heart of the mission of all companies and organizations basic component of business strategy, which often leads to a decisive competitive advantage series of management activities where all those functions that are closely linked to customers and suppliers, (marketing, management control, finance, human resources), meet constantly developing field, faced with opportunities and the challenges of globalization, new IT, environmental requirements and the desire for increasing efficiency a major center of competition for the Region: the port of Liege is the 3rd river port in Europe and its airport is the 8th freight airport in Europe. Business Analytics enables companies and managers to deal with Big Data – the quantities of internal and external data and information; gain better knowledge of their customers, their economic environment and their own internal operations; take full advantage of available data in order to take more intelligent decisions, create value and use resources better. Supply Chain and Business Analytics are based on a common series of tools and methods and are being transformed simultaneously as the current digital revolution progresses. Objectives This specialization enables students to acquire analytical skills that are necessary for efficient, well-informed decision-making, particularly in the context of supply chain and logistics management; skills in the fields of production, stock management, transport and... [-]

Master in Economics

Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 Belgium Liege

The Master’s degree in economics, available in two specializations, Economics and Finance and Economics and Society, offers you tools that are essential in order to analyze and understand the issues of local and global economics. [+]

The Master’s degree in economics, available in two specializations, Economics and Finance and Economics and Society, offers you tools that are essential in order to analyze and understand the issues of local and global economics scientific knowledge and quantitative techniques in order to analyze economic, financial and social problems on the basis of observed facts and data. Large-scale digitalization and the appearance of massive data require increasingly quantitative management from companies, public administrations and non-governmental organizations. This training program for economists is one of the best adapted to this technological development. a training program that is directed toward analysis and interpretation of data in order to make better decisions and forecasts a program based on the expertise of HEC in the following areas: regional economic development, competition and innovation, public economics and finance. varied and attractive career opportunities. Numerous studies have shown that training in economics is particularly sought after in the labor market in Belgium and abroad. The digitalization of our economies enhances the attractiveness of this training program. Our graduates are recruited by banks and consulting companies in Brussels and Luxembourg, at the National Bank of Belgium, in private and public research centers and in public administrations. The specializations of the Master’s degree program in economics are taught entirely in English. HEC Liege also offers a 120 ECTS Master’s degree program in economics, specializing in detailed preparation for research in view of a doctorate in economics a 120 ECTS Master’s degree program in economics, specializing in teacher training... [-]

Master in Management - Specialization in Banking and Asset Management

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

This program is intended for students who are attracted by a broad range of jobs in market finance, for those who wish to maintain a broad spectrum of career opportunities while choosing a curriculum that will enable them to fit into a professional environment as quickly as possible. [+]

Objectives This course gives students specialized skills in: portfolio management financial analysis management of institutions investment decisions (project financing and acquisition/financing of companies). The focus is on the application of these principles and methods rather than their development by the students. Target groups This program is intended: for students who are attracted by a broad range of jobs in market finance; for students who are attracted by jobs as financial analysts, professions in the world of private equity or corporate finance consultancy; for those who wish to maintain a broad spectrum of career opportunities while choosing a curriculum that will enable them to fit into a professional environment as quickly as possible. Banking and Asset Management is taught entirely in English. Skills gained on completion of the specialization reasoning and knowledge in the fields of management of financial institutions and fund management; detailed knowledge of financial institutions, financial markets and tools, the way they function and how to use them; mastering concepts and problems linked to portfolio management and financial risk management; mastering concepts and problems linked to investment decisions entailing company assessment and finance structuring (Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Venture Capital); learning the basics of market and company finance and developing expertise and rigor in financial reasoning; understanding the scope of financial operations by mastering innovative approaches, calculating them and optimizing them; obtaining a critical perspective on the skills acquired during the program via personal reflection on the financial function and the experience accumulated during individual and group... [-]

Master in Management - Specialization in Financial Analysis & Audit

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

This program trains future executive managers and corporate executives of businesses and organizations specializing in all business areas related to both internal and external control processes. [+]

Objectives This program trains future executive managers and corporate executives of businesses and organizations specializing in all business areas related to both internal and external control processes. Target groups The program is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in Finance (auditor, certified public accountant, etc.). Financial Analysis and Auditing is partially taught in English. Skills gained on completion of the specialization In technical matters: Mastery of accounting, financial, auditing and legal procedures necessary for a good understanding of the risks that organizations face on a daily basis; The capacity to gauge these risks as to the strategic, economic, legal and ethical context of an organization’s environment; The integration (or due consideration) of the strategic, ethical, legal and economic context of organizations, so as to develop systems for internal and external control, to manage the identified risks and to control them; In behavioral matters: To be able to develop an overall and cross-functional vision of the running of an organization, while combining their experience in the field with a more conceptual approach. Diploma and specific outcomes At the end of this specialization, students obtain the degree of “Master in Management, with a specialization in Financial Analysis and Audit”. Career opportunities in corporate finance as Finance director of a commercial or industrial company; Credit analyst or credit manager with a commercial bank; Consultant/ analyst in acquisitions and mergers; Financial analyst: assistant financial manager in a large company; treasurer in a commercial or industrial company, or in a nonprofit organization; Financial... [-]

Master in Management - Strategic Intelligence and Marketing

Campus Full time September 2017 Belgium Liege

Develop a contemporary vision of marketing and strategy, taking into account the IT revolution. [+]

Objectives to develop a contemporary vision of marketing and strategy, taking into account the IT revolution to create adapted strategies by anticipating and understanding the complex international environment in which companies operate. Target groups This program is intended for students who want to transform new trends into business opportunities; students who appreciate the analysis of figures to support decision-making processes. The “Marketing and Strategic Intelligence” module is taught entirely in English. Skills gained on completion of the specialization Students will be capable of: collecting, analyzing and summarizing data to assist the decision-making process; creating and maintaining a comptetive advantage; anticipating and transforming new trends into business opportunities; developing e-marketing and e-business strategies; identifying, communicating with and influencing the main players; working out global strategies for products and services. Diploma and specific outcomes On completion of this specialization, students are awarded the diploma of “Master in Management Science, Specializing in Marketing”. Career opportunities as expert in strategic intelligence; expert in information management and protection; research officer (forecasting organizations and research offices) in the following fields: commercial posts marketing posts linked to monitoring activities (technology, market and competition). [-]

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