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Program Manager Interview Questions

Prepare for your Program Manager interview. Understand the required skills and qualifications, anticipate the questions you may be asked, and study well-prepared answers using our sample responses.

Interview Questions for Program Manager

What experience do you have managing projects?

Why do you want to be a program manager?

What do you think are the biggest challenges and rewards of being a program manager?

Can you describe your experience working with stakeholders and how you manage their expectations?

What do you think are the keys to successful project management?

Tell me about a time you had to deal with an unexpected issue during a project.

What do you think are the most important qualities for a successful program manager?

How would you define success for your programs?

How do you handle conflict within projects or teams?

What would you say is your greatest strength as a program manager?

What do you think makes you a good fit for this role?

How do you motivate teams to reach their goals?

How do you stay organized and prioritize tasks?

What do you think are the most important factors to consider when making decisions about projects?

How would you go about delegating tasks to project members?

What was the most difficult decision you had to make as a program manager?

Have you ever had to terminate a project or phase of a project? If so, what tactics did you use to help team members transition to the next project?

Describe a time when you had to make a decision that was unpopular but still beneficial to the project.

How do you stay up-to-date on the latest trends in project management?

What is your experience working with vendors or suppliers?

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