Terrence Metz: Keynote Speaker and Moderator
Terrence Metz, CEO of MG RUSH Facilitation Training, has focused on improving group decision-making approaches for over twenty years. His experience has proven that the two most important components to effective group decision-making are:
- Higher quality and evidence-based information assures higher quality decisions, and
- Properly facilitated conflict provides groups with more options to consider, thus driving higher quality decisions.
An internationally recognized business leader, humorist, innovator, instructor, facilitator, and writer, Terrence brings substance, style, and innovative thought-leadership to your audience, guaranteeing a successful meeting with lasting effects.
As an undergraduate of Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and MBA graduate from NWU’s Kellogg School of Management, his professional experience has focused on process improvement and product innovation. Terrence has a P&L background in capital goods markets with highly engineered-products and services (eg, Honeywell). In addition to his book, Change or Die: A Business Process Improvement Manual, he earned his Six Sigma Green Belt from Motorola University and built a quantitative SWOT technique that is now used worldwide by Fortune 1000 companies and in all of the FAST Professional Facilitation curriculum.
Terrence completed additional graduate work in inter-cultural decision-making processes at Marquette University, is a past board member of the Product Development Managers’ Association, and a long-time member of the IAF (International Association Facilitators), IIBA (International Institute of Business Analysts), PMI (Project Management Institute), SCRUM Alliance, and WFS (World Future Society). Most importantly, Terrence is an effective listener and equally adept at teaching FAST classes as well as galvanizing consensus for your audience around important and challenging issues. (For full biographical details go HERE)
As a keynote speaker for IBAA, PMI, and others, Terrence provides compelling instruction on HOW to think, not WHAT to think. Effective leadership thinking is emphasized before an interactive demonstration of facilitation begins. Consciousness alignment with an organization’s holarchy of purpose, scope, and objectives are explained. They form the groundwork for effective facilitation in modern cultural environments subjected to constant change.
Topics that may be covered focus on structured methods; including discrete approaches for simple, complicated, and complex group decision-making. Terrence provides a three-step approach toward galvanizing consensus that includes active listening, aligning with project objectives, and harmonizing with organizational goals.
Messages are directed at executives, directors, and managers seeking how to consistently and reliably provide high-quality project deliverables. Other topics frequently cover group dynamics; facilitation tools, tips, and approaches; and proven team activities. Prior attendees have been building coherence around business requirements such as SoX, HIPAA, SEC, FDA, and other mandated or proactive change initiatives — thus making organizations more robust by highlighting the ingredients for workshop leaders and participants to make more informed decisions.
Terrence is a professional facilitator and moderator. He will prepare your panelists properly, challenge their insights, and help shape new ideas by combining input from all of your panelists, while delighting and engaging your entire audience. Terrence has made even mundane subjects such as energy management and temperature control vibrant and compelling with associations such as ACCA, ACHI, HARDI and others.
Terrence’s situations have embraced strategic collaboration, business alignment, problem-solving, continuous improvement, organizational design, process design, customer cognitively workshops, and market-based product development and launch.
His typical audience includes program and project managers, senior officers, and the business analyst community among numerous private and public companies and global corporations.
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