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I am new as a project manager what questions should I ask when project starts?

Started already a project what questions should I ask to be successful?
I am leading a project and need to know how should I approach the team to get a quick response and accurate to complete the project?
asked 5 years ago by anonymous edited 5 years ago by FastProjectManager

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Here are a few questions that you need to ask:

- To the stakeholders
    - When should the project start, when should it finish?
    - Who is the main sponsor on the project?
    - What are the success criteria of the project? What are objective and what is the goal?
    - Why are we having this project in the first place?
    - Is the project part of a program?
    - Who should I report to? (The project sponsor is always someone you should report to)
    - How often should I send reports, and what is the format?
    - What is the priority of this project?

- To the team members:
    - What are your strengths and weaknesses that are relevant to this project?
    - Are you comfortable working on this project?
    - Have you worked on similar projects before?
    - Are you currently working on other projects? What is your allocation on these other projects? And how soon will you be available to work on this project?
    - Is there anyone you have a problem working with?

These are the standard questions that should give you insight about the project and about your resources.
answered 5 years ago by FastProjectManager (10,100 points)

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