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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“During my eleven years at ___, this is probably the best class I’ve taken here” – C.P., Project Manager

“I really enjoyed the class (it) pushed me to think harder and (I) learned a lot in the process.” – Anetra J, Business Analyst

“Gave me tools to run more efficient meetings and how to guide others to do so as a supervisor.” – Lauren B., Thermal Operations Supervisor. (Fortune 50 Company)

“I think this [FAST class] is a course that every manager should take.” – M.W., VP Planning & Strategy – on-line retailer

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

“It met objectives I didn’t know I had. Hope that makes sense . . . also help 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., Vice President Operations

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

“Terrence was the most engaging instructor I’ve had in a very long time.   For a LONG WEEK with an incredible amount of information, he made it go quickly and smoothly. The instructor was clear and concise; the tools are phenomenal; instructor organization was superb.” T.W., Government Relations Specialist

“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 material and ‘eye’ opening, pointing our the gaps/ opportunities I need to focus.  I recommend this class for anyone who works in a team oriented environment and is required to coordinate/ facilitate meetings.” – M. M., Petroleum Engineer (Fortune 50 Company)

“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.” – A.D., project manager

 

“The instructor was well prepared, knowledgeable, and provided a good atmosphere for learning.  This was probably the best professional course I have ever taken.”   – C.A., Program Analyst

“I was able to hone old skills and have great takeaways!  That I can apply immediately. Enjoyed! And learned a lot, even if I am just a psychologist (PhD).”  – D.F., Enterprise Learning Officer

“This has been the most useful class of my whole career.” -M.A., business analyst – oil company

“To this day it’s the best training class I’ve ever taken. I recommend it to everyone.” – S.R., Engineering Advisor

“I appreciate your quick response and the access to such valuable information.” -C.F., HR executive

“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

“Thanks so much for your thoughtful email!  You’re welcome for Brit – she’s great!  Also, you’ll be meeting Mindy today, who will be another class asset, as well (at least, that’s my guess).  I’m so glad to give you the business.  I still regularly reference my FAST binder and feel that your training was essential for moving me forward as a consultant and facilitator.  So, thank you!” – Michelle D, MBA

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