June 28, 2021

10:00 am - 11:00 am PT | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET


As nonprofit professionals have completely shifted their work structure, priorities, and responsibilities, many have felt overwhelmed and ill-prepared. While the world changes, it is important to feel in control of your work and understand how to be successful within your organization. During this session, we’ll go over how to become better productivity managers versus project managers through an analysis of a few different scientific approaches. We will cover how to work best, learn how to set priorities, and explore different virtual tools to use on the job. You’ll walk away with a better sense of why, how, and what you need to do to better manage your virtual working environment - which can translate to more productivity post-COVID as well.

About The Trainer 

Rachel Werner, Owner, and CEO of RBW Strategy, a woman-owned consulting firm located in the Washington, DC Metro area. She has over 17 years of experience in the corporate, nonprofit, and public sectors. Due to her experience as a project manager, fundraiser, grant seeker, and grant manager, she currently provides fundraising, project management, and strategic planning support to nonprofit, public sector, and for-profit clients. Since the beginning of her career, she has helped to garner over $35 million in funding from government, foundation, and corporate sources, and has managed over $2 billion in grant funding.

Bethany Planton, GPC, SMS, SM, PO is the Founder and CEO of bmpconsulting, a grant consulting firm located in Louisville, Kentucky. After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications Studies from Ball State University, Bethany got her start in the grant field as an AmeriCorps VISTA member. Since 2011, Bethany has worked with many different organizations such as arts and culture, after-school youth programming, historic preservation, healthcare, and community centers to secure more than five million dollars in federal, state, and foundation funds. She is also a Grant Professionals Association Approved Trainer.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals who manage projects at their organization

What The Training Will Cover

  • Rethink project management to become productivity management

  • Priority setting and creating a hierarchy of tasks

  • Learning how you work best and create better habits

  • Virtual tools and tricks to become more productive and efficient

  • Online demos of how to use tools in practice​



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Additional Information

All workshops are live and recorded.  It is best to attend live but if you miss the live workshop, you can watch the recordings and then reach out to the instructor with any follow up questions. After the conference, attendees will receive recordings and materials from the workshop.

Looking to register 3+ people? Email us at to receive $5 off per registration!

Please Note: We do not offer any other discounts for this training other than the member rate. 

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