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Need to practice your Project Management skills for an upcoming job interview? Try solving these Project Management interview questions that test project planning, team communication, risk management, and other skills. We’ll provide feedback on your answers, and you can use a hint if you get stuck.

These Project Management interview questions are examples of real tasks used by employers to screen candidates for project management jobs and others that require the ability to initiate, plan, execute, track, monitor, and complete the work of a team to achieve the specific goals of a project.

1. Management

Project Planning Project Management
   
Easy  

How do the best project managers spend the majority of their time?

   


2. Active Project

Project Risk Management Project Management
   
Easy  

A company currently has three active projects:

  • Project A has a 85% chance of a 230,000 USD profit and a 15% chance of a 230,000 USD loss.
  • Project B has a 55% chance of a 900,000 USD profit and a 45% chance of a 900,000 USD loss.
  • Project C has a 73% chance of a 300,000 USD profit and a 27% chance of a 250,000 USD loss.

What is the amount of the project with the highest monetary value?

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3. Budget

Project Cost Management Project Management
   
Hard  

A project you are managing had a starting budget of 180,000 USD and an expected duration of 1 year and 3 months. The work and budget are spread equally over the duration.

You are currently 8 months into the project, the work is on schedule, and so far you have spent 102,000 USD.

What is the cost variance of the project?

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4. Poor Connection

Team Communication Project Management
   
Easy  

A team member calls you mid-flight to inform you about an idea that she had to change one part of the solution design that she is going to present at tomorrow’s customer meeting. She briefly explains her idea to you, but the mobile connection is poor and the call is disturbed with noise and short interruptions. How do you respond?

   


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