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Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Identify the Patterns Undermining Your Confidence

University of Southern Queensland via FutureLearn


Learn how to tackle feelings of inadequacy when transitioning to leadership

Do you ever feel like everyone else seems to know what they’re doing? Well, you’re definitely not alone!

This course will support leaders at the every stage of their management journey. It will help you identify and address negative thought and behaviour patterns that undermine your confidence, and help you to develop your own leadership style and behaviours.

Through this course, you will be empowered to recognise negative behaviours and leadership anxiety, and provided with the tools to help overcome these hurdles as and when they arise.

New leaders, aspiring leaders, and anyone who struggles with feelings of inadequacy in their workplace will benefit from completing this course.


  • Understanding imposter syndrome
    • How common is imposter syndrome
    • What is imposter syndrome?
    • Who has imposter syndrome?
    • Causes
  • Impact of imposter syndrome
    • Impacts
    • Self-reflection
  • Strategies to address imposter syndrome
    • Coping strategies
    • Action plan
    • End of course test

Taught by

Daniel Hope


4.7 rating at FutureLearn based on 362 ratings

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