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 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

 

“I really enjoyed the class (it) pushed me to think harder and (I) learned a lot in the process.” – Anetra J, Business Analyst

“Kept the session on schedule while allowing plenty of time to ask questions and for cross collaboration.  Set very high standards and provided effective and constructive feedback when needed.” – R.S., Special Assistant, Enterprise Technology Branch CIO

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

“I particularly liked being ‘forced’ into facilitating in front of the group. That was a big confidence builder.” – G.N., Technology Planning Coordinator

“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

“Excellent instructor, both in knowledge and technique. Very easy and personable. Enjoyed this class very much!” – Debby G, Senior Business Manager

“Terrence was awesome. Very direct and to the point. No sugar coating. Knowledgable about topic and methodologies. Good at providing examples. Knew exactly where he wanted to go and where references were. Enjoyed all the little tips (ie poser boards, marker colors, sticky notes, etc…)” – A. Q., Business Integration and Relationship Manager

“Excellent learning experience. Anyone serious about being a facilitator that wants to help groups get results should attend this class” – J.C.L., principal / PhD

“I believe this training is one of the best tools I’ve used in the past decade. In a company where decisions by consensus are common, facilitation stops being an analytical job and becomes a leadership quality, a competitive advantage.” L.A., Team Lead

“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

“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

“WONDERFUL to hear from you. We speak of you often and highly at our office.  The FAST Facilitation training is still the best investment our team has made!” – M.H., G.A.S. Government Affairs Specialist

“Instructor communicated well to class. He covered so much in a short amount of time.”   – A.B., Validation Specialist

“Awesome content.  Best work/ industry training I’ve received!” S.R., Engineering Advisor

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

“I appreciate your quick response and the access to such valuable information.” -C.F., HR executive

“I have not enjoyed and took value out of training as much as on this course ever before.  I wish I could have had this 10 years ago.” M.K., Strategy and Performance