Michael S. Zambruski

Adjunct Faculty


Education/Professional Certification

M.B.A.. Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
B.S., Georgetown University
Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification, Project Management Institute®
Certified Business Analysis ProfessionalTM (CBAP®), International Institute of Business AnalysisTM
Advanced Master’s Certificate in Project Management, George Washington University
Professional Certificate in Business Analysis, George Washington University

Areas of Expertise

strategic planning and transformation
business analysis at all organizational levels
portfolio, program, and project management
business process assessment and improvement
PMO and BA Center of Excellence creation
cross-functional efficiency optimization


Michael S. Zambruski has been providing strategic planning, program and project management, and comprehensive business analysis to multi-billion dollar international firms, small fast-growing companies, and entrepreneurs for more than 30 years. His background covers both the service and product sectors, with industry experience in health care, telecommunications, information technology, higher education, environmental services, consumer goods and services, advertising, banking, real estate, and aerospace, as well as in the federal government – both civilian and military. His teaching experience over the past 20 years includes Agile Project Management, Establishing the Project Management Office, I.T. Risk Management, Leading Complex Projects, Leading Project Managers, Program Management, Risk Management, Strategic Alignment of the Project Portfolio, Business Analysis Fundamentals, Gathering and Documenting Requirements, Business-to-Business Marketing, International Business, Marketing Management, Selling and Professional Sales Management.

Featured Publications

“The Enterprise Triple Constraint” Integrating strategic planning, business analysis, and program/project management. Published by IIBA in “Best Practices for Better Business AnalysisTM” March 2014, and by PMI in “Knowledge Shelf” October, 2014.  Presented at ProjectWorld&BusinessAnalystWorld in Toronto and Boston, 2015.

Understanding and Practicing Project Management as Part of a Business Continuum”, Project Summit & Business Analyst World Conference, Boston. October, 2009.

A Standard for Enterprise Project Management. A complete handbook for project initiation, planning, execution, communication, documentation, closure, and post-implementation evaluation CRC Press. July 2008.  112 pp.

Project Management – The Pathway from Ideas to Results, In Any Industry” PMI Southern New England Chapter Annual Conference, Hartford. May, 2008.

From Chaos to OrderNASA Academy of Sharing Knowledge (ASK).  February, 2006.

The Business Analyzer and PlannerThe Unique Process for Solving Problems, Finding Opportunities, and Making Better Decisions.  AMACOM Books (American Management Association). 1999. 415 pp.


Contact Information
Mailing Addressmichael.zambruski@uconn.edu
Office Locationon appointment
Office Hourson appointment