Contact Dr Harvey Maylor


Harvey has developed courses and taught Programme and Project Management, Operations Management and Research Methods at the University of Bath, Cardiff Business School, NIMBAS (Holland and Germany), Copenhagen Business School, Warwick Business School and Kasetsart University (Bangkok, Thailand).

He was involved in the EPSRC's Rethinking PM Network, and PMI's Value of Project Management study. He is a member of PMI's Academic Member Advisory Group and ESRC's peer review college.

Current activities

Harvey's areas of expertise are:

Project and programme management

Adoption of promising practices

Implementing strategy

Operations strategy.

His is currently researching the management of complexity, the adoption (and non-adoption) of promising practices, and the development of organisational strategy for programme and project management.

He is the author of Europe's best-selling project management text (Maylor, H (2010) Project Management, 4th edition, FT Prentice Hall) which has been translated into four other languages.


  • BAE Systems PLC
  • McKinsey & Company
  • Babcock International Group PLC
  • QinetiQ Group PLC
  • Network Rail
  • Transport for London


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