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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“I have taken a lot of training as a working professional over fifteen years plus and this course by far will be the most valuable and practiced.  Thank-you.” – S.L., project manager

“Paid for itself by Thursday.” – S.J., independent consultant

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

“Probably the best training course I have attended for usability, content, and delivery. Excellent presentation. Anyone who facilitates regularly or attends workshops/ meetings regularly. The course builds better facilitators AND attendees.” – A.L., procurement manager

“I have realized that there is more to this subject than I thought . . . wish there was more time.  I’m so glad I was able to attend!”  – J.P., Director of Planning and College Projects

“I have taken a lot of training as a working professional over fifteen years plus and this course by far will be the most valuable and practiced.  Thank-you.” – S.L., project manager

“Should have taken this course years ago. Awesome!!” – P.W., business relations manager

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

“To this day it’s the best training class I’ve ever taken. I recommend it to everyone.” – S.R., Engineering Advisor

“The instructor’s experiential knowledge is invaluable.  His energy level remained constant.  His after work hours response time was FAST and detailed.  His feedback was practical.  The videos are very useful.” – L. W., Senior Assessment Analyst

“It met objectives I didn’t know I had. Hope that makes sense . . . also help me be a better contributor in a facilitated environment . . . Terrence, You are perhaps the instructor who has kept me engaged in a week long setting more than anyone else I’ve ever had.” – T.M., Vice President Operations

“The course showed me that there is an entire science behind facilitation, and much more than just a detailed agenda.” – E.N., Project Manager / Lean Sigma Facilitator

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

“Best course I have taken. The skills will be valuable in personal and professional life.  It is already helping me professionally and I am applying some of the items I learned to my personal life.” – A.G., project support coordinator

“First time a course goes beyond my expectations.” M.A., Application Services Manager

“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

“Awesome, accommodating, pleasant, and etc (all positive adjectives). Terrence is a “RockStar” for facilitation.” – J.R., Integration Lead

“I hope all is well with you these days. I am still using what you taught me in the most AWESOME class I have ever taken – FAST!” – P.P., Project Manager