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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“Thanks for hosting – your facilitator / moderator skills are phenomenal.” and separately, “Your facilitation skills really kept the group going and your note taking added huge value.”

“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.”  [In a course evaluation]

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

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

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

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

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

“This was one of the best training classes I have had to date as an employee at USAA.  It is always great to learn that you have tremendous opportunity to improve and grow in a particular skill; especially when that skill transcends many lines and types of work.  Additionally, there is always value when you can attend a training to help you improve and get tools, techniques, and demonstrations on how to incorporate them and implement them on a daily basis.

I hope to see you again in the future; I will never forget you for what you have given to me….true knowledge.” – Mark R, Business Manager

“This is one of the best investments I’ve made. I am confident there will be many high returns. Thanks for the great instruction.” – R.G., Project Manager

“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

“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

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