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Mario Vanhoucke

Full Professor of Decision Sciences

Helping you boost project performance and resource efficiency.

Mario Vanhoucke is passionate about everything related to project scheduling, risk analysis and project control. He is constantly searching for more effective ways to measure, improve and optimise resource efficiency and performance. 

Mario’s research focuses on data-driven project management, using earned value management and schedule risk analysis. His findings have been published in renowned academic journals and he has written several books and received numerous research awards. He also develops his own project management software tools – as both standalone desktop versions and integrative tools in company software environments.

At Vlerick, Mario teaches on various programmes – including the full-time MBA, Beijing International MBA, Masters in General Management and our executive programme on Project Management

Who am I?

  • Full Professor at Vlerick Business School
  • Professor and Head of the Operations Management and Information Science Centre at Ghent University 
  • Professor at UCL School of Management of the University College London, UK
  • Doctor in Operations Management at KU Leuven
  • Partner at OR-AS
  • Award winner at the International Project Management Association (2008 and 2020)
  • Author of five project management books, including The Data-driven Project Manager 

My expertise

Project management

Project scheduling and control

Earned Value Management

Schedule Risk Analysis

Decision making with models

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Mario Vanhoucke

Mario Vanhoucke

Full Professor