- What does project management mean to you?
- What was a valuable lesson you learned from a project, and how did you (or will you) apply it to future projects?
- What do you do to handle conflicts within a project team?
- Tell us about one success and one failure you’ve had on projects.
- Why do you feel you’re qualified for this position?
- How would you handle a project that’s offtrack or stalled?
- What characteristics do you bring to this position?
- How do you deal with a non-team player or difficult team member?
- If priorities change, what do you do?
- How do you see yourself in the role of project manager?
- What do you do when there is conflict about the P, C, T, S targets?
- How would you handle misinformation from team members?
- Describe what a successful project is.
- Suppose there is a change in expectations of a key stakeholder to your project. What would you do?
- What do you do when you feel that senior management is setting unobtainable project goals?
- In a project in which team efforts seem to be heading in the wrong direction, what actions would you take to correct the situation?
Source: The World Class Project Manager, Robert Wysocki and James Lewis, 2001.