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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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 enjoyed our class, and I’m looking forward to using FAST in a hurry!!” – T.B., marketing manager

“Best training I’ve had in my career so far.”  J.L., Field Engineer

“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

“I wish it had lasted a few more days!” – J.F., Reliability and Maintenance Analyst

“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)

“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

“Thanks Terrence—-you certainly know your stuff and your commitment to teaching us as a group and individually is one of the best I have seen from a contractor at XXXX.  I really appreciate the alumni resources.” – K. D., Supervisory Consumer Affairs Specialist

“My deep and most sincere thanks for the professionalism, expertise, rich materials, and honest feedback that you brought to the course this week.  I haven’t had the pleasure of a class like this in too many years.  I found it invigorating in a way that I’ve honestly needed for too long. :)”   – J.D., Data Management Supervisor

“Course was very useful.  I’m sure it’ll help me in my career.  I really loved how the training was conducted.  There was energy in the room and Terrence is very helpful.  Excellent trainer!  :)” – S. A., Associate I

“Thank you! A wonderful experience!”  – M.H., Administrator

“I always talk wonders about the FAST Training and I’ll continue to do so. Great instructor, could not have been a better one.  Excellent.” S.M., BA

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

“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

“Wow, what an excellent class. The practice was priceless but learning from others was of tremendous value.” – K. S., Acting Knowledge Management Director

“I really enjoyed Mr. Metz and the structure of the course!  It was a lot of work.  Thank-you for your contribution.”- D.M., Staff Assistant

 

“Awesome content. Best work/ industry training I’ve received!” – S.R., Regional Commercial Manager,

“The most valuable parts were the methods and tools I can explore further and apply to practical needs at work.  Great class, glad I took it.  Terrence did a great job and knows his stuff.”   – C.C., MBA, PMP, Sr. Business Analyst

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