School of Social and Political Science

The Art of Strategic Questioning: Learning the Basics

Year of Study
19 October 2022
14:00 - 17:00



This questioning skills workshop empowers students with a new approach to enquiry designed to provide them with a competitive advantage throughout their careers. The breakthrough questioning method is steeped in investigative journalism, urban design, social psychology, and Newtonian physics. It emphasises humility, finely tuned listening, and empathy.

The format features short video clips of interviews conducted by today’s top TV reporters and hosts in the US, UK and Canada to reinforce principles and techniques. Topics include:

  • The Optimum Questioning Mindset
  • The Seven Deadly Sins of Questions
  • Principles of Great Questions
  • Strategies to Craft Compelling Question Sequences

Please note this session will be delivered online via Collaborate. The link to join the event will be sent in a separate email.

Facilitated by Dr. David Steinberg