The Impostor Phenomenon (Online)



Full course description

Do you have commonalities with Maya Angelou and Tom Hanks. They and countless others admit to suffering from this psychological phenomenon. If you're a high achiever, perfectionist, or overworker and still feel like an impostor, this course can help you identify the symptoms and gain tools to address feelings of inadequacy.

Course Objectives:

  • Explain the reality of imposter syndrome in the professional realm
  • Define imposter phenomenon
  • Recognize the causes of imposter syndrome
  • Examine at what potential times imposter syndrome can occur
  • Determine the impact imposter syndrome can have on a person’s job performance
  • Identify the different types of imposter syndrome
  • Explain how collecting the facts can be a strategy of dealing with imposter syndrome
  • Examine how reframing negative thoughts can be a strategy for dealing with imposter syndrome
  • Recognize why having conversations about the impact imposter syndrome can have in the professional realm is important

Note that GSU employees:

  • Use Campus ID/password to access course in the Stacks/Canvas learning system
  • Are responsible for completing all course requirements of each learning Module
  • Can register for courses as enrollment will remain open with no closing date
  • Are encouraged to share experiences with other learners in Discussions
  • Will receive completion certificates for course completion
  • Are valued by TMO for your commitment to maintain and learn new knowledge and skills!

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