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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“As stated, this is a practical course that requires more time with demonstrations, exercises, and practice.  We were given numerous sample and examples . . . learning while drinking from a fire hose. Overall , the most I’ve learned qualitatively and practically in the last 20 years of my employment.” – P.L., Enterprise Learning Officer

“Love the energy and enthusiasm! Great speaker and very encouraging!” – Joann G, Senior Business Support Solutions Specialist

“[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

“I appreciate the enthusiasm of your class. One of the best classes that I have taken due to the amount of in-class training.” – Alejandro A, Repair Supervisor (Fortune 50 Company)

“Great! Easy to understand, fast paced, high expectations of students and gets them there.” – Peggi G, Chief, Publications and IT Operations

Documentation of facilitator-led sessions –

“I am amazed at the clarity and thoroughness of your work. We have relied on the quality of the sessions and documentation for months as the cornerstone of our planning. Your work has cut out the discord between points of view.” – Head of agency of U.S. government

“We covered a lot of material, but did so in a fast-paced, fun, interesting and informative way.” -A.G., project value specialist

Balanced Scorecard sessions –

“[Our president] felt comfortable with budgets and the approach from program and core perspective. I feel like I won the lottery!” – L.H., VP – major print and media company

“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.

“The best instructor I have studied under–bar none. This course should be required in college. It’s better than 70 percent of what I studied there.” F. D., Information Management Analyst

“Terrence was awesome. Very direct and to the point. No sugar coating. Knowledgable about topic and methodologies. Good at providing examples. Knew exactly where he wanted to go and where references were. Enjoyed all the little tips (ie poser boards, marker colors, sticky notes, etc…)” – A. Q., Business Integration and Relationship Manager

“Best class I’ve taken at ___. I really appreciated all the knowledge transfer, tips, tools, and feedback. Thank-you!” – E.M., Business Development and Commercial Coordinator

“This is one of the best investments I’ve made. I am confident there will be many high returns. Thanks for the great instruction.” – R.G., Project Manager

“Very engaging, funny, direct, and uplifting.”  – S.K., Business Operations Analyst

“Best course I have taken. The skills will be valuable in personal and professional life.  It is already helping me professionally and I am applying some of the items I learned to my personal life.” – A.G., project support coordinator

“It was fabulous. Exhausting (since I took it very seriously and wanted to learn EVERYTHING!) . . . but fabulous.” -P.G., vp marketing – major consumer research company

“Great! Easy to understand, fast paced, high expectations of students and gets them there.” – Peggi G, Chief, Publications and IT Operations

One of, if not the best, instructor I have had. Showed interest in me personally and in my job and how I could apply my tools learned. Easily respected and enthusiastic. J.R., Business Systems Analyst, CSM

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