Project Manager Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Project Manager interview, here are 30 interview questions and answer examples.

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What kind of experience do you have managing budgets?

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List of 30 Project Manager Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What kind of experience do you have managing budgets?

  2. 2.

    How do you handle conflict between team members?

  3. 3.

    How experienced are you in using RAID analysis?

  4. 4.

    Tell me about any experience you have overseeing remote teams.

  5. 5.

    How do you keep a project on track when you feel overwhelmed?

  6. 6.

    Do you prefer to handle things yourself or to delegate to others?

  7. 7.

    Tell me about the types of projects you've handled in the past.

  8. 8.

    Tell me how you communicate with others. What kind of communicator are you?

  9. 9.

    What would you do if a client was unhappy with the project's end result?

  10. 10.

    What project management methodologies do you follow?

  11. 11.

    What is the biggest mistake you ever made during a project?

  12. 12.

    How do you go about defining the scope of a project?

  13. 13.

    What kinds of risks do you encounter during projects and how do you handle them?

  14. 14.

    What is the most important skill that a project manager needs to be successful?

  15. 15.

    How do you handle it when one of your team members makes a mistake?

  16. 16.

    Give me an example of a time when you successfully handled intense pressure.

  17. 17.

    What do you do to ensure a project doesn't go off track? If it does, how do you fix it?

  18. 18.

    How do you facilitate the success of your teams?

  19. 19.

    What is the most successful project you've managed to date?

  20. 20.

    What do you hope to achieve in the next five years?

  21. 21.

    Are you experienced with process development?

  22. 22.

    What do you do to prevent "scope creep"?

  23. 23.

    How do you handle the escalation of an issue and when might you do this?

  24. 24.

    What kinds of project management software do you use and why?

  25. 25.

    How do you manage customers and stakeholders?

  26. 26.

    Tell me about your typical relationship with project sponsors.

  27. 27.

    What is the last project you worked on?

  28. 28.

    What are some risks and issues you've dealt with in the past during projects?

  29. 29.

    What experience do you have in our industry?

  30. 30.

    Do you prefer to work on one project or multiple projects at the same time?