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

“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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“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

“I wish I could have had this class ten years ago.” – M.K., Project Operations Consultant

“Great presence, excellent teacher, wish I had more time to learn more…”- Surrendra M, Senior Academic Advisor

“I’m now more conscious during meetings.  Making good use of everyone’s time.  Defining our objective, scope, and deliverable is ESSENTIAL!”  – E.C., Knowledge Management Facilitation

“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

“Thoroughly knowledgeable, captivating, clear — entertaining. Best / most valuable course taken in my twenty plus years within (Fortune 10 Company). Transferable to all aspects of my position.” -R.B., enterprise architect

“I found the entire course content valuable and importantly, applicable! Terrence, it was a real pleasure and excellent learning opportunity! You Rock!!” – S.M., Certified Coach

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

“I enjoyed the class this week and feel that I learned a lot. I am looking forward to being able to leverage the alumni materials.” – Christy P, Business Analyst

“Thank-You! Great week. Valuable use of my time and organizational resources.”  – M.S., Strategist

“While a five-class, the entire week is remarkably intense. Emphasize nightly reading! Not as a suggestion, but as as requirement to not be lost.” – Brian S, Business Unit Strategy (Fortune 50 Company)

“Excellent course and highly related to my current responsibilities.” – C.H., Head (Business Planning)

“Terrence is a very strong teacher of facilitators.  He is very good at identifying weaknesses in facilitators and coaching them on how to get better.  His language is precise and accurate.” D.F., Team Lead, Document Management Projects

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

“I really enjoyed your class!!  Best week I’ve ever spent in training!! Terrence, you were wonderful! :)” – E. V., Business Planner

“You are my new hero.  The breath of your knowledge is so impressive.” K.S., Senior Business Information Technology Consultant

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

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