Mastering Confidence

A fast-paced course based on Zenger Folkman’s research of over 100,000 global leaders.

  • Identify your confidence gaps and how to achieve the optimum level.

  • Refine your executive presence to inspire others and gain access to greater opportunities.

  • Discover and practice the researched behaviors statistically linked to boosting confidence.

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Why take a course on confidence?

Every individual needs to master one skill to thrive in their career, confidence. It is the stepping stool for better performance and greater opportunities. Your insecurities don't have to hold you back. Discover the researched behaviors linked to boosting confidence and managing your executive presence.

Bonus Materials

  • Confidence Assessment

    Access valuable insights on your level of confidence with this assessment thoughtfully designed by one of the best psychometricians in the leadership industry.

  • Executive Presence Checklist

    Learn the best practices to inspire confidence among your colleagues by elevating your presence and communication skills in all interactions.

  • Development Plan

    Utilize a development plan that will empower you to incorporate effective confidence-building practices and reminders in your everyday routines.


Learn from the best in the Leadership Development Industry


Joseph Folkman

Thought leader and one of the most respected psychometricians in the USA, Joe Folkman’s keynote speeches on leadership, employee feedback, and managing change are in demand around the world. In 2021, Joe was honored with the American Society of Training and Development’s “Distinguished Contributor to Talent Development” award. Joe also received the “2014 Thought Leader” award from ISA, the association for learning providers. The holder of a doctorate in Social and Organizational Psychology and a Masters in Organizational Behavior from Brigham Young University, Joe was a founding partner at Novations Group, leading assessment. He is co-founder and President of Zenger Folkman, a firm dedicated to the employment of hard evidence and maximizing employee strengths for organizational enhancement.


Jack Zenger

John H. Zenger – known as “Jack” – is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Zenger Folkman. Zenger is a bestselling author, speaker, and national columnist for Forbes and Harvard Business Review. With more than five decades of experience, he is known as a world expert in the field of leadership development and organizational behavior. His career has combined entrepreneurial, corporate, and academic activities. His academic experience includes serving on the faculty at the University of Southern California and teaching at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. In 2014, named Jack “Top Leader of the Year”. He also received the “2014 Thought Leader” award from ISA. In 2011, Jack was honored with the American Society of Training and Development’s “Lifetime Achievement in Workplace Learning and Performance” award.

Course curriculum

  1. 1
    • Confidence Course Introduction

  2. 2
    • Types of Confident Leaders

    • Analyzing Your Confidence Assessment

    • Impact of Confidence

    • Impact of Confidence Quiz

  3. 3
    • Why High Confidence Sometimes Hurts

    • Balancing Confidence

    • Humble Confidence

  4. 4
    • The 4 Confidence Inputs

    • 1- Internal Thought Process

    • Monitoring Negative and Positive Thinking

    • 2- Observing Others

    • 3- Accomplish Meaningful Tasks

    • Confidence Development Guide

  5. 5
    • 4- Altering Your Physical Behavior

    • Qualities of Presence

    • Mastering Presence Checklist

  6. 6
    • Confidence Development Plan

    • Developing Your Confidence Plan


  • How long does it take to complete the course?

    Depending on how long you spend on the supplemental quizzes and activities, the course can be completed in 1-2 hours.

  • How is the course delivered?

    This is an on-demand, self-directed course.

  • What format can you expect in this course?

    Each of the four lessons includes 3-5 short video sections of instruction. You will also have lesson notes, quizzes, and activities.

  • What’s included with purchase of the course?

    Access to the content, the confidence course assessment, confidence development guide, and personal development plan. After completing the course, you'll receive your certificate.

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