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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Building enthusiasm among participants –

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

“I am struck by how productive and jam-packed last week was in training! I really have not had another short course this applicable or rich in important lessons, so thank you.” – C.H., Decision Analyst, PhD

“I found the course to be perfect. I have taken many training classes at XXXX.  This is the only class that has made me open the manual when I got home.  If you have a pulse, you should attend.” – M. L., Sr Consumer Affairs Specialist

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

“Class was much more effective than I anticipated and very engaging!!” C.H., Sr. Manager, Corporate Accounting

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

“Terrence was the most engaging instructor I’ve had in a very long time. For 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., Business IT Partner

“We are using the principles of my FAST training almost daily. We have created a template for helping groups develop strategic roadmaps and drive high-level decision-making very quickly. Kudos to this process!.” -M.K., director of strategic planning (PhD) – insurance company

“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

“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

“Much more than I anticipated. A very intensive class. A lot of information.” -A.T., trainer

Collaboration –

“I never thought I’d see the day that the sales VP would stand up and tell everyone what an awesome job our marketing folks do. We owe it in no small part to teamwork as well as someone like you who forces us to get it all together.”

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

“The instructor did a great job of relating this back to our company and showing us how we would use it.” -R.P., quality engineer

“As a kinesthetic learner, building confidence and understanding comes with hands on practice and experience was the best part of the course.  This was great, useful material that I can apply in my job.  Thank you!  I will recommend this to co-workers.”  – C.B., Community Partnership Liaison

“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

“I found the course to be perfect. I have taken many training classes at XXXX.  This is the only class that has made me open the manual when I got home.  If you have a pulse, you should attend.” – M. L., Sr Consumer Affairs Specialist

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