Tom Henderson

Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Organizations, Strategy and International Management (OSIM)
Email
(972) 883-5835
Education
MS, Arthur D Little Management Education Institute, 1992
BA, Hobart College, 1983
Courses
IMS 3310 Professional Development
Current / Recent
Research
International business, leadership and organizational behavior
Leadership assessments and Latin America



Professional
Organizations
Association of Managers of Guatemala and Costa Rica
Fundacao Getulio Vargas, Brazil
AMA
SHRM
ASTD
Biography
Mr. Henderson serves as Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies at the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas.  Before joining Undergraduate Studies, Mr. Henderson served as Assistant Dean for Executive Education where he was responsible building corporate leadership development programs.   In this role, Mr. Henderson built a solid portfolio of corporate clients, and created and leveraged resources across UT Dallas to support the mission of the division.

Mr. Henderson has more than 20 years of university-based executive education experience and has worked and traveled throughout the globe.  Prior to joining UT Dallas, Mr Henderson was the Director of Business Development at the Center for Advanced Studies in Business (CASB) at the University of Wisconsin- Madison.  In this capacity, he founded the Strategic Leadership Institute, a consortia-based leadership development program designed to teach and share best business practices across member organizations.


Mr. Henderson served as Vice President at the Thunderbird School of Global Management where he created and managed Thunderbird’s Executive MBA program in São Paulo, Brazil.  He also spearheaded  joint ventures and strategic alliances with a number of Latin American training institutions, including SENAC and the Fundaçáo Getulio Vargas in Brazil, the Association for Guatemalan Leaders, and the Leadership Development Institute in San Jose, Costa Rica.


Early in his career before moving into university-based education, Mr. Henderson was a coffee trader.  He traded coffee futures and options and exported coffee from Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Mexico.  Mr. Henderson was born in São Paulo, Brazil where he lived for sixteen years before moving to the United States.  He speaks Portuguese and Spanish and has worked and traveled extensively throughout Latin America. 


Mr. Henderson received his BA undergraduate degree from Hobart College (Hobart and William Smith Colleges) in Geneva, New York. He studied History and Economics.  He earned his Master’s in International Management (MIM) from the Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute which was part of Boston College and the Carroll School of Management before being acquired by Hult International Business School in Boston, Massachusetts.