Todd Henshaw, PhD

Senior Fellow, Center for Leadership and Change Management, The Wharton School; President, Leader Development Associates

About Todd:

Todd Henshaw is Director of Executive Leadership Programs at Wharton. Prior to coming to Wharton, Todd was a Professor at Columbia University, and Academy Professor and Director of Leadership Programs at the United States Military Academy at West Point. A key architect of West Point’s Leader Development System, Todd also served as the inaugural Director of the Eisenhower Leader Development Program, a graduate partnership with Columbia University that prepares Army captains to develop future officers.

At Wharton, Todd teaches leadership and leader development to both executives and MBA students, and consults with organizations desiring improvement in leadership at all levels. He has worked to enhance leadership capacity in numerous global organizations, including General Electric, Glaxo Smith Kline, Coca-Cola, Bao Steel, Kuwait Ministry of Finance, Huawei, IBM, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Novartis, Penske, McKinsey, Bain and McKesson and the National Military Academy of Afghanistan. Todd earned his MBA from The University of Texas at Austin, concentrating in Executive Leadership and Strategy, and a Ph.D. in Business at the University of Kansas, examining leadership development and organizational culture.


Executive Education Programs Taught

ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking Program
An educational partnership between Wharton and the American Bankers Association, this three-year program will arm you with the necessary leadership skill training to effectively recognize and handle high-level management issues.

Advanced Management Program
Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.

Creating and Leading High-Performing Teams
Develop your ability to build, effectively lead, and successfully sustain high-performance teams. Explore team dynamics both in the classroom, using the latest research and casework, and in highly experiential exercises.

Wharton's Essentials of Management
Drawing on key faculty and content from Wharton’s top-ranked MBA program, this program introduces you to the fundamentals every successful manager needs in marketing, finance, strategy, negotiations, and leadership.