2023-2024 / INFO0076-1

Computing in management engineering


40h Th, 15h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in business engineering5 crédits 


Michael Schyns

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Information! No company can survive nowadays without a good management information system. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are the key of the success. Amazon, Google, Facebook... are obvious succesfull stories confirming the importance of Information, but it is also true for any other companies, from the smallest one to the largest one.
A manager muste be able nowadays to collect, analyse, handle huge volume of data in order to answer managerial questions.
More specifically, an Engineering Manager is better suited to this task. The tools that he will have to consider to answer these questions are generally based on quantitative and scientific methods.


  • Management Information System notion (MIS)
  • Web Interfaces (HTML + CSS)
  • Basic programming concepts (PhP language)
  • Algorithmic: modelisation of management problems and efficient methods of resolution
  • Programming on the web (PhP) - e-commerce project
  • Data bases and DBMS (MySQL)
  • Programming (Java or C#) ... if we have time

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

  • able to analyse and model management problems
  • able to design efficient methods to better inform the manager and help him to take good decisions
  • able to develop tools for basic problems and to interact with specialists for larger ones
  • learn to discover emerging information technologies and evaluate their organisational potential

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Usage of a computer and standard software (operating system, mailing software, browser, office suite). These prerequisites are taught in mandatory course INFO2043-1 « Mastering IT tools »

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

Learn by doing!
Theory and practice are mixed.

Project for the end of the year.

Recommended or required readings

Teaching notes published by the University of Liege Various documents, exercises, software on Lol@

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Written work / report

Additional information:

See French version

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Professor: M. Schyns, N1, M.Schyns@uliege.be

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