How to answer the estimation question in an interview

When it comes to interview questions for product managers, there are usually a few different themes that they follow:

  • Analytical or estimations
  • Product design or vision
  • Behaviour or execution
  • Technical understanding
  • Strategic vision

In this post I’m going to look at the first of these — the analytical or estimation question.




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