Program Management test: Pre-employment skills assessment to hire top candidates

Summary of the Program Management test

The Program Management test by TestGorilla is designed to assess candidates’ abilities in effectively managing program lifecycles, stakeholders, and resources. This comprehensive screening test helps you identify program management experts who can drive business impact and ensure the success of your projects.

With a focus on assessing candidates’ skills in strategic planning, risk management, and stakeholder engagement, our Program Management test enables you to hire program managers and senior project managers who possess the essential competencies to lead and deliver successful programs. Make informed hiring decisions and build a strong program management team with TestGorilla.

Covered skills

  • Program lifecycle management

  • Stakeholder management

  • Finance and resource management

Use the Program Management test to hire

Program managers, senior project managers, project managers, and portfolio managers.


Role specific skills


10 min




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About the Program Management test

Hiring a highly skilled program manager can help your business succeed through the effective management of projects, resources, and finances. An excellent program manager will play a crucial role in driving project completion, meeting business objectives, and achieving organizational growth.

This Program Management test evaluates candidates' ability to manage all aspects of a program's lifecycle, including planning, execution, control, and closure. It tests their skills in managing dependencies, avoiding risks, and communicating effectively with stakeholders. The test also covers candidates' abilities to manage program scope, balance program goals and operational needs, and enable career growth for team members.

This screening test will help you identify program managers with a strong understanding of program management concepts and real-world experience. They will be able to manage all lifecycle-related activities for a program, ensuring that work is on track and necessary actions are taken to achieve the program's objectives.

Candidates who perform well on this test will be able to manage all internal and external stakeholders involved in the program, collaborate effectively for program success, and manage financial and resource-related aspects of a program. They will also be able to define key metrics for the program, manage the budget, and report on key metrics, increasing customer satisfaction, driving innovation, and enhancing the organization's reputation and competitive edge.

The test is made by a subject-matter expert

Mukund N.

Mukund has over 20 years' experience in technology, working as a program manager, HR leader, and product manager. He is also the co-founder of a start-up. He has managed large-scale enterprise programs with teams over 200-strong, and has rolled out multiple initiatives targeting millions of consumers.

Mukund is passionate about combining multi-disciplinary thinking, program management principles, and people management skills to deliver creative and effective solutions for his clients.

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