Overcoming Imposter Syndrome


Believe in you

This course is designed to help individuals understand, identify, and overcome impostor syndrome, a common psychological phenomenon that affects people in various aspects of their lives, particularly in their professional and academic pursuits. Impostor syndrome can lead to self-doubt, anxiety, and reduced self-confidence.

Through a combination of theory, practical exercises, and personal development strategies, participants will gain insights into impostor syndrome, learn to recognise its manifestations, and acquire techniques to overcome it. By the end of this course, students will be empowered to overcome impostor syndrome and achieve their full potential.


This course is suitable for individuals at all career stages.

Throughout this course you will:

Understand the concept of impostor syndrome.

  • Define impostor syndrome and its impact on personal and professional life.
  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of impostor syndrome.

Develop self-awareness and resilience.

  • Enhance self-awareness and recognise self-limiting beliefs.
  • Cultivate resilience and a growth mindset to combat impostor syndrome.

Implement practical strategies to overcome impostor syndrome.

  • Explore techniques for managing self-doubt and negative self-talk.
  • Create an action plan for building self-confidence and achieving personal and professional goals.


This course is a 3-week program, consisting of 3 two-hour sessions. It is designed to be delivered as a series of live sessions with interactive activities, discussions, and self-reflection assignments. Participants are encouraged to practice the strategies and techniques outside of class hours to effectively address impostor syndrome.

Throughout the course, you will engage in discussions, group activities, self-reflection exercises, and case studies to gain a deep understanding of impostor syndrome and the tools needed to overcome it. By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and skills to combat impostor syndrome, build self-confidence, and realise your full potential.


The expert leading this course is Marian Evans


Module One

Introduction to Imposter Syndrome

  • Defining Imposter Syndrome
  • Recognising Imposter Syndrome

Module TWO

Self-Awareness and Self-Limiting Beliefs

  • Self-Reflection and Self-Awareness
  • Understanding Self-Limiting Beliefs

Module THREE

Cultivating Resilience and a Growth Mindset

  • Building Resilience
  • Embracing a Growth Mindset

Module FOUR

Managing Self-Doubt and Negative Self-Talk

  • Strategies for Managing Self-Doubt
  • Overcoming Negative Self-Talk

Module Five

Practical Tools and Techniques

  • Setting and Achieving Goals
  • Seeking Support and Mentorship

Module SIX

Creating an Action Plan for Personal Growth

  • Creating Your Action Plan


  • Attendance Policy: Regular attendance is expected
  • Respectful Participation: Create a safe and supportive learning environment for all participants

SUPPORTING Texts and Materials

  • Access to course materials and online resources 

Support and Resources

  • Online Discussion Forum for Q&A 
  • Additional Reading and Research Materials 


  • Course content and schedule are subject to change at the instructor’s discretion


The course will commence on Thursday 11th April 2024.

All sessions will be delivered online via our exclusive platform with your instructor or can be adapted to on location. Please enquire below.

As an accomplished business woman and experienced Non-Exec Director Marian continues to set a blazing trail making her an ideal Ambassador and Workshop Presenter for Women on Boards UK. Her passion and dedication to supporting ambitious individuals at Elevate BC is echoed in her efforts on our team 

Fiona Hathorn 
CEO of WOB UK and Portfolio NED. Governance, Diversity & Investment Oversight Committees (She/Her)

Working with Marian is always an absolute pleasure. She exudes the perfect combination of professionalism and fun, whilst being one of the leading lights in her field of expertise. I look forward to a time when working with Marian will be a far more regular thing, I have no doubt that there are more exciting times ahead. 

Huw Bates 
Co founder & MD for Haka