Terrence Metz is a founding partner and CEO of Morgan Madison & Company.

Terrence Metz, CEO of MG RUSH Facilitation Training

Terrence Metz MBA, CSM, CSPF, PSPO1

“Terrence was an incredible instructor, while the content is invaluable, he is what made this experience exceptional.  I’ve been through countless training and cannot remember a single one that I found so interesting, exciting, and informative.”  – B. D., IT Business Analyst

For over twenty years, Terrence Metz has focused on improving group decision-making techniques. His experience proves that the two most significant factors contributing 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.

He is passionate about using and teaching professional facilitation to help individuals and teams make more informed decisions. Building on JAD, FAST and other facilitation and leadership approach, Terrence continues to advance the MG RUSH Professional Facilitation technique through constant research and experience. In addition to continually updating the facilitation curriculum to keep it current and relevant, Terrence had added and enhanced decision-making tools such as PowerBalls and the FAST quantitative SWOT technique (used worldwide by Fortune 500 companies).  He introduced the concept of Holism to the field of structured facilitation as a method for keeping discussions on target and aligning deliverables throughout an organization.

Since 2000, Terrence has worked with Morgan Madison and Company consulting, coaching, and training businesses worldwide. He has taught over four hundred facilitation classes and three thousand students on five continents.  He is considered by many to be an expert group facilitator, instructor, and developer of workflow processes and Voice of the Market inputs that accelerate commercial success.

Terrence’s engagements have included strategic development, business planning, problem-solving, continuous improvement, organizational design, process design, customer cognitivity workshops, and market-based product development and launch. His clients include program and project managers, senior officers, and the business analyst community among dozens of private and public companies and global corporations.

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. His aspiration is to make it easier for others to succeed.

Terrence Metz, CEO of MG Rush Facilitation TrainingTerrence worked with William Malek, co-author of “Executing Your Strategy” (Harvard Business Press) to build the platform, annotated agendas, and SIPOCOs that instruct organizations on how to consensually transform strategy into projects and action. In 2012 he co-authored the critically acclaimed, Change or Die: A Business Process Improvement Manual.

In addition, Terrence has a P&L background in capital goods markets with highly engineered-products and services (eg, Honeywell). He completed additional graduate work in inter-cultural decision-making at Marquette University, is a past board member of the Product Development Managers’ Association, and a long-time member of the International Association Facilitators (IAF), International Business Analysts Association (IBAA), Project Management Institute (PMI), Scrum Alliance, and World Future Society (WFS). 

Most importantly, Terrence is an effective listener and equally adept at teaching the MG RUSH Professional Facilitation classes as well as galvanizing consensus around important and challenging issues.

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“I’ll always keep you in mind. I loved your session, one of the best I’ve taken in its “hands on” approach.” M.C.

Great instructor; very knowledgeable about subject (SME); also very knowledgeable about other topics when discussed during breaks.  Great course!  I would definitely recommend it or even take it again.” – D.D., Enterprise Learning Officer

“Back in Trinidad now and wanted to say thanks for the wonderful experience.  I am hosting my first secession here at the school and I know that your teaching will lend to a wonderful experience for the group.” – Surrendra M, Senior Academic Advisor

“I believe this training is one of the best tools I’ve used in the past decade. In a company where decisions by consensus are common, facilitation stops being an analytical job and becomes a leadership quality, a competitive advantage.” L.A., Team Lead

“We are using the principles of my FAST training almost daily. We have created a template for helping groups develop strategic roadmaps and drive high-level decision-making very quickly. Kudos to this process!.” -M.K., director of strategic planning (PhD) – insurance company

“It met objectives I didn’t know I had.  Hope that makes sense . . . also helped me be a better contributor in a facilitated environment . . . Terrence, You are perhaps the instructor who has kept me engaged in a week-long setting more than anyone else I’ve ever had.” T.M., Automation Electrical Supervisor

“Really enjoyed course.  Wish it were two weeks instead of one. Recommend all business analysts take this course >>> this class should be mandatory.” – Mark P, Business Analyst Team Lead (Fortune 50 Company)

“[Regarding her new access to alumni resources] Thank you! It’s been quite a while since I took the FAST class, but I still regard it as the best seminar I ever had. I look forward to perusing the online resources.” – K.W., consultant

“Instructor knowledge was excellent and honest. Nothing was out of bounds for questions.” A. B., eProcurement Specialist

“Class was much more effective than I anticipated and very engaging!!” C.H., Sr. Manager, Corporate Accounting

“I believe this training is one of the best tools I’ve used in the past decade. In a company where decisions by consensus are common, facilitation stops being an analytical job and becomes a leadership quality, a competitive advantage.” L.A., Team Lead

“Like drinking from a fire hose. Great Stuff. Thanks Terrence!” – Matt C, Operations Managerv

“Awesome, knowledgeable, materials were great!  Very responsive to questions and need for additional guidance.  Great “take aways” including recordings and alumni resources.” – A. H., Regional Manager, Community Affairs

“Very engaging, Great examples/metaphors, excellent coaching with feedback approach.” – Meg S, Director

“Very professional, provided “safe” place for practice demonstrated the art of facilitation throughout the week; was positive and helpful in feedback. I really liked the “filler” (ie toys, fun facts, and pictures helped clear the mind.)” – J. K., Project Manager

“I know I ranked most things with their highest marks. This is not my typical behavior. This class and instructor really have changed the way I think.”  [In a course evaluation]

“I liked the mind games to get us kick started. You are very authoritative and know your stuff. It was an honor to be in this class. Your feedback was invaluable.” – Melinda T, Business Manager

“I did not expect the training to be this well-run. The entire workshop was well prepared, organized, and executed to the fullest, including the materials provided.” – A Baseline Magazine Top Five “Well-run IT Company” department manager

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