Stephen Fitzgerald

Instructor in-Residence

Operations and Information Management

Education/Professional Certifications

  • MA – University of Connecticut, Curriculum and Instruction
    • Certification areas: Business, Technology, and English
  • BS – University of Connecticut, Management Information Systems

Teaching Experience

  • IT Security, Governance, and Audit (OPIM 3777)
  • Operations Management (OPIM 3104)
  • Business Information Systems (OPIM 3103)
  • Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Analysis (OPIM 3803)


  • Advancing Education
  • IT Security
  • Information Management
  • Blockchain
  • Virtual Reality
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Quantum Computing


Professor Fitzgerald is currently an Instructor In-Residence in the Operations and Information Management Department at the University of Connecticut.  Previously, he worked as a Learning and Development Consultant at Evisions, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut, and as a Risk Assurance professional at PwC.

During his time as a Learning and Development Consultant, he created curricula that encompassed developing managerial skills, driving your own learning, and how to have difficult conversations in a professional setting.    As an Adjunct Professor, Professor Fitzgerald developed a new curriculum for Advanced Business Application Development with Unity.  In addition, he taught Effective Business Writing while also creating and delivering four workshops for OPIM’s Innovate covering the following topics: Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Virtual Reality, and How the Internet Works.  While working at PwC, Professor Fitzgerald planned and executed various audits across a variety of industries.  This work included Sarbanes Oxley, SOC1, and SOC2 audits, as well as other advisory audits and engagements.

Professor Fitzgerald is a staunch believer in the power of education.  Through his work at the University, Professor Fitzgerald hopes to help students discover and build the skills that they need to find success in their personal and professional lives.

Contact Information
CoursesIT Security, Governance, and Audit (OPIM 3777); Operations Management (OPIM 3104); Business Information Systems (OPIM 3103); Spreadsheet Modeling for Business Analysis (OPIM 3803)
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