PROJECT MANAGEMENT INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

How do you determine realistic schedules for the project?
Explain your methods for resource allocation.
How do you manage suppliers?
How do you inform all the stakeholders of the progress of the project on a regular basis?
How do you monitor risks to the project and mitigate them?
What tools do you use to monitor and control projects?
What project management methodologies are you most familiar with?
What project software have you used?
What change management processes have you used to ensure that change is introduced properly?
What are the practices you follow for closing a project and meeting the conditions required to establish closure?
What specific training have you had that would be relevant to this project manager job?
What are the necessary steps to successful project management?
What are the priorities to consider when planning a (your field) project?
In your experience what are the warning signs that your project may fail?
What are the most important considerations when recruiting and building an effective project team?
Describe some innovative ways you have improved effectiveness on recent projects.
What did you learn from your last project?
What do you consider to be the most important project manager skills in terms of people management?
What are some of the projects that you handled in the previous job?
Have you ever faced any disagreements in your previous job? How did you solve it out?
What are your greatest achievements in your professional life?
Have you ever had disappointments?
One common question is about the various project management tools that you have worked with. One frequently used project management tool is MS Project.
What are all the technical measures and aspects required in the project? Explain?
How many projects did you participate in and how do judge the work you have done?
What are your strengths and weakness in general and technical?
Tell us some of your extraordinary skills which place you in the leading position over the other finalists?
What was the criticism you got during your projects, how did you handle it and what are the measures you took to avoid repetition of the same?