Faculty

Mario Vanhoucke

Prof Mario Vanhoucke 
Professor at Vlerick Business School

Mario helps organisations improve their project performance by combining research results with practical experience. Mario is passionate about everything that is related to project scheduling, risk analysis and project control. He is continuously searching for better ways to measure, improve and optimise the performance and resource efficiency of projects in progress.
Dirk Buyens

Prof Dirk Buyens
Professor of HR & Leadership at Vlerick Business School

Dirk is an authority on strategic HR and can bring out the best in you and your organisation when it comes to people management, career management and organisational development. Dirk has carried out numerous teaching and advisory tasks for organisations such as the Ministry of the Flemish Community, Siemens, Elsevier, Oracle and KBC, to name but a few. He has published more than 100 articles in influential journals and has written several books and chapters on organisational development, career management and a wide variety of management skills.
Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez

Prof Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez
Director of the programme management office at GlaxoSmithKline

Antonio is director of the programme management office at GlaxoSmithKline. He is a lecturer in project management at Vlerick as well as professor at Duke CE and Instituto de Empresa.

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