Socratic method for problem solving

Ioannis Pantelidis

4m 51s


Lesson Details

Give someone a fish, and they’ll have food for a day - but teach someone to fish, and they’ll have food for life! This is the main idea behind the Socratic method, a technique for teaching and problem solving that dates all the way back to Ancient Greece. When you use the Socratic method, you help others access their creativity and empower them to take initiative to find solutions.

So in this lesson, Ioannis Pantelidis will guide you through the ins and outs of the Socratic method.

What you’ll learn

  • What the Socratic method is
  • The key benefits of this problem-solving method
  • How you can use the Socratic method in the workplace

This course is aimed at hospitality leaders, or aspiring leaders, who are interested in individual and team professional development.


Ioannis Pantelidis

Chair, Council for Hospitality Management Education

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