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

Terrence Metz, CEO of MG RUSH Facilitation TrainingFor over twenty years, Terrence has focused on improving group decision making techniques. His experience proves that the two most significant and contributing factors of 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 the FAST technique to help individuals and teams make more informed decisions. In addition to continually updating the FAST 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 FAST classes as well as galvanizing consensus around important and challenging issues.

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“I thought you would like to know that we are applying the learnings from FAST into our latest project.” – D. A., senior business analyst

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“Having you facilitate the discussion and process was a critical element of this consultation. The outputs that I have viewed look on target . . . Now we have the tools to make the decisions on optimum territories. Thank you for your help!” – S.G., division sales manager, major pharmaceutical manufacturer

“FAST has to be one of the most useful courses I have taken. I use the tools everyday!” – M.S., Project Manager, PMP, MCTS, ITIL, CTT+

“Your course is the best one I have attended in years. I gained so much information and resources to help me in real work situations. I also appreciate the time and support you provided me with [my big workshop] agenda. I feel better prepared for the workshop.” – D.F., supply chain manager

“Very engaging and enthusiastic. Presented material in multiple ways to reinforce concepts. In answer to Who would benefit from taking this class: “Any Business leaders, team leader, etc… More “tenured” employees that may be resistant to change.” – Brett S, Senior Associate

Building enthusiasm among participants –

“WOW. What a great meeting yesterday. I just wanted to personally THANK YOU for your Wisdom, Inspiration and Support.”

“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

“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

“Love these and still use my Fast approaches all the time! I was looking just today for some brainstorming activities for an upcoming strategic planning session and pulled out my Fast Training materials!” – Christy B, CCP, PMP

“Excellent instructor, both in knowledge and technique. Very easy and personable. Enjoyed this class very much!” – Debby G, Senior Business Manager

“Awesome Instructor! Could not have been more knowledgeable or engaging.” – Shannon S, Business Manager

“One of the best instructors I’ve seen in many years” – S.G., Director, Support Operations and Financial Support

“Kudos for time management. The duration sounded too long but it worked out just right.” -R.S., change manager

“I wanted to follow up and tell you thanks for helping me a while back. The workshop went very well. Everyone involved seemed to be very pleased with the way it was run and the outcome.” – N.I., product manager

“Thanks again for your gift of teaching. This has easily been the most practical ‘professional development’ program I have attended in the past 6 years. Your spirit and heart complement the intensity and rigor of the course, and the experience is special.” -C.K., physician

“It exceeded my expectations and challenged my thinking about meetings and workshops. (also….) Thought-provoking, provided excellent feedback to help improve my skills” – Kristy Avery, Campaign Manager