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The Impostor Phenomenon (Online - Summer 2021)

Ended Jul 31, 2021

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Full course description

This course will investigate this psychological phenomenon and help you better understand it and provide tools that might help you deal with these unfounded feelings.

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
  • Complete any courses by the close of business Fri, July 30, 2021
  • Will receive completion certificates for course completion (must click & read all components)
  • Are valued by TMO for your commitment to maintain and learn new knowledge and skills!