How do I prepare for a project manager interview

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Hi Everyone, recently I am preparing for PMP certification and along with that, I want to prepare for the Interview Questions. So, Could you please help with how do I prepare for interview questions?

Thanks for your guidance!

Jul 23, 2020 in PMP by Gitika
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PMP® Certification is known as the golden standard in the field of project management. It attracts many experienced professionals who want to advance their careers by a notch.

Here goes the exam questions & answers is a small step, to help you out in achieving your goal:

  1. Define Project Scope.

  • It is the design of experiments that are used to complete the project work.
  • It is the combination of the cost and the schedule which is required to complete the project work.

       2. What is a Program?

  • A very large and complex project.
  • A collection of projects which have common resources. [Ans]
  • A collection of sub-projects having a common goal.

      3. What is the acceptable range used for determining the realistic activity cost estimates?

  • Level of Accuracy 
  • Units of Measure
  • Level of Precision

     4. The best project organization structure for a small but highly technical project will be:

  • Matrix Organization
  • Functional Organization [Ans]
  • Mixed Organization

     5. What is the role of the change control board?

  • Assessing the impact of the change on Project objectives.
  • Defining requirements for the customer.
  • Doing performance appraisal for team members involved in implementing changes.

You can also, check out our PMP® Certification Training if you want to ensure your job as a project manager because certifications like PMP, Prince2, etc. help in beefing up your resume and are preferred by employers globally.

Few more on project manager interview questions.:

  1.  What is your understanding of Project Management?

        2.  Elaborate on the Project Management Life Cycle Process?

The Project Management Life Cycle is a series of various activities/tasks that are crucial for accomplishing project objectives or targets. Four simple phrases which are listed below:

  • Initiation
  • Planning
  • Executing
  • Closure

      3. What is your leadership style?

Leadership is a quality that every project manager must possess. Every leader has his own leadership style to guide his team. The leadership style refers to a leader’s characteristic behavior while directing, motivating, guiding, and managing his team to bring the best out of them. 

     4. How would you handle a difficult stakeholder involved in your project?

 Stakeholders hold a high authority and are an integral part of a project having their consent is very important.

In some cases it can be difficult to handle, then what you should do is:

  • Accept their authority without fighting
  • Remove all the negative emotions
  • Understand their issue
  • Ask for advice and listen to them

      5. What is the difference between Risk Impact and Risk Probability?

Risk Probability is the chance that a risk will occur whereas Risk Impact is the cost when a risk does occur.

                       Risk Probability and Impact Relation 

I hope you found this PMP® Exam Questions & Answers informative. The questions that you learned in this PMP® Exam questions & answers are the most sought-after questions that are asked in the PMP® Certification exam. 

For a detailed exam preparation plan, you can refer to our PMP® Exam prep blog. Wishing you all the best for your interview. Happy learning.

answered Jul 23, 2020 by Roshni
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