Skip Navigation LinksHome / Academics / Faculty / Profiles
Christopher Hennessey

Christopher P. Hennessey  

Associate Professor of Law

B.S., B.A, Babson College
J.D. Suffolk University
LLM Boston University C.P.A.
Academic Division

 Professor Hennessey is a senior tenured member of the Babson College faculty. He was the academic dean of the Babson College's undergraduate program for six years. Professor Hennessey has developed and taught courses in both the MBA and undergraduate programs at Babson. He was previously a Faculty Director at Babson Executive Education, and was responsible for custom program design, program development and delivery, selection and coaching of faculty, and client relationships and business development. Professor Hennessey teaches finance including shareholder value, finance for the non-financial manager, mergers and acquisitions, economic value added, real options, and financial statement analysis. He also teaches corporate entrepreneurship with a focus on corporate venturing and strategy.

Professor Hennessey has led and taught in numerous custom programs for such companies as Siemens, American Express, Telenor, Pitney Bowes, Novell, Infineon, Sony, Allied Domecq, Hartford Financial Services, Smith's Group, and others. He has taught in most areas of the world including the United States, England, Norway, the Netherlands, Germany, Turkey, Hungary, Spain, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Brazil, Uruguay, and Canada.

Professor Hennessey has written cases on business management for use in custom programs. His current research issues are in the areas of shareholder value, economic value added, and corporate entrepreneurship. He has published articles on estate planning, taxes, and investments. Professor Hennessey has been quoted numerous times in print and has been a guest on television and radio.

Professor Hennessey is a principal in Beaumont Financial Partners, an investment advisory firm. He is also a member of the Business Advisory Group for Putnam Investments, a leading mutual fund company. He serves on the board of directors and as an advisor to a number of companies. ​