Imposter Syndrome in the Workplace

Formats: 4-hour virtual course  |  1-day instructor-led onsite

A person who suffers from imposter syndrome feels that they don’t deserve the success they have achieved, despite evidence pointing to the contrary. They feel like a fraud and think that they are never really good enough. This training course is designed to help organizations and their employees (managers and team members alike) identify and overcome imposter syndrome (or at least limit its impact) in the workplace.

Learning Objectives »

  • Identify what imposter syndrome is.
  • Identify the causes of imposter syndrome and its
    effects on individuals and organizations.
  • Employ methods to reduce or eliminate imposter

Course Agenda »

Imposter Syndrome in the Workplace

  1. Imposter Syndrome and Phenomenon
  2. Defining Imposter Syndrome
  3. Who Experiences Imposter Syndrome?

Causes of Imposter Syndrome

  1. Common Causes
  2. Possible Origins
  3. Personality Types Prone to Imposter Syndrome
  4. Signs You Have Imposter Syndrome
  5. Impact of Imposter Syndrome at Work

Addressing Imposter Syndrome

  1. Imposter Syndrome Continuum
  2. Overcoming Imposter Syndrome
  3. Reframing Exercise
  4. Management Solutions
  5. Organizational Solutions
  6. Action Plan for Moving Forward