ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Overview

ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course Outline

Module 1: Testing Process Overview

  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis
  • Test Design       
  • Test Implementation
  • Test Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities

Module 2: Test Management

  • What is Test Management?
  • Test Management in Context
    • Testing Stakeholders
    • Software Development Lifecycle Activities and Work Products
    • Alignment of Test Activities and Other Lifecycle Activities
    • Managing Non-Functional Testing
    • Managing Experience Based Testing
  • Risk-Based Testing, Test Prioritisation, and Effort Allocation
    • Risk-Based Testing
    • Risk-Based Testing Techniques
    • Other Techniques for Test Selection
    • Test Prioritisation
    • Effort Allocation in the Test Process
  • Test Documentation and Other Work Products
    • Test Policy
    • Test Strategy
    • Master Test Plan
    • Level Test Plan
    • Project Risk Management
    • Other Test Work Products
  • Test Estimation
  • Defining and Using Test Metrics
  • Business Value of Testing
  • Distributed, Outsourced, and Insourced Testing
  • Test Management Challenges
  • Industry Standards

Module 3: Reviews

  • Introduction to Reviews
  • Management Reviews and Audits
  • Managing Reviews
  • Review Metrics
  • Managing Formal Reviews

Module 4: Defect Management

  • Introduction to Defect Management
  • Defect Lifecycle and Software Development Lifecycle
    • Defect Workflow and States
    • Managing Invalid and Duplicate Defect Reports
    • Cross-Functional Defect Management
  • Defect Report Information
  • Assessing Process Capability with Defect Report Information

Module 5: Improving the Test Process

  • Introduction
  • Test Improvement Process
    • What is Process Improvement?
    • Types of Process Improvement
  • Improving the Testing Process with
    • Test Maturity Model Integration (TMMI)
    • TPI Next
    • Critical Testing Processes (CTP)
    • Systematic Test and Evaluation Process (STEP)

Module 6: Test Tools and Automation

  • Introduction
  • Tool Selection
    • Open Source Tools
    • Custom Tools
    • Return on Investment
    • Selection Process
  • Tool Lifecycle
  • Tool Metrics

Module 7: People Skills

  • Introduction
  • Individual Skills
  • Test Team Dynamics
  • Fitting Testing Within an Organisation
  • Motivation
  • Communication

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Who should attend this ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Training Course?

The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course is meticulously structured for those who are eager to enhance their proficiency in the realm of Software Testing. This course is particularly relevant for a wide range of professionals, that includes:

  • Software Testers
  • Test Engineers
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Senior Test Analysts
  • IT Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Test Automation Specialists

Prerequisites of the ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course

To attend this ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Course, delegates must hold the ISTQB Foundation Certification and need a minimum of three years' experience in Software Testing.

ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course Overview

The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a globally recognised organisation that offers a standardised certification courses in Software Testing. ISTQB Certifications validate a tester's knowledge and skills, ensuring that individuals are proficient in both theoretical concepts and practical applications in the field of Software Testing.

The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course holds immense significance for testing professionals aspiring to elevate their careers and capabilities. It delves into advanced testing concepts, methodologies, and techniques, equipping individuals with a deeper understanding of test management and strategic planning. This includes skills in risk management, test estimation, resource planning, and more.

In this 5-day Software Testing Training Course, delegates will learn how to create and implement test plans that align with their organisation’s rules and testing practices and to oversee a testing project and implement a risk-based methodology for testing. Our highly experienced instructors will conduct this course and help delegates get equipped with the necessary skills required to enhance their career opportunities.

Course Objectives

  • To identify and plan necessary skill development within their test team
  • To become familiar with the most recent software testing methodologies
  • To learn how to evaluate exit criteria and perform test closure activities
  • To attain knowledge of how to create effective test documentation
  • To improve the testing process using Test Maturity Model Integration (TMMI)
  • To become familiar with how to assess process capability with defect report information

After completing this International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Course, under Software Testing Courses, delegates will have the skills to effectively manage testing projects, apply a risk-based testing approach, generate comprehensive reports for project stakeholders, assemble high-performing test teams, and execute efficient test plans.

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What's included in this ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course?

  • The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Examination
  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Exam Information

The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Certification exam assesses professionals' expertise in managing the testing process, strategies, and techniques. This certification focuses on evaluating an individual's ability to plan, implement, manage, and lead testing activities within a project. The format of the exam is as follows: 

  • Question Type: Multiple Choice  
  • Total Questions: 65 Questions 
  • Pass Mark: 65%  
  • Duration: 3 Hours 
  • Open Book/Closed Book: Closed book

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ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager FAQs

ISTQB (International Software Testing Qualifications Board) offers certifications in software testing, providing industry-standard qualifications. It offers various levels of certification to enhance testers' skills and expertise.
The Test Manager in ISTQB oversees test planning, coordination, and execution, ensuring quality standards are met. They lead test teams, manage resources, and communicate with stakeholders effectively.
The salary of an ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager typically ranges from £40,000 to £70,000 annually, depending on experience, location, and company size.
ISTQB Test Manager Certification can be challenging due to its comprehensive coverage of test management principles, techniques, and processes. However, with dedication and study, it's achievable for those in the software testing field.
The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Certification validates advanced knowledge and skills in test management. It covers strategic test planning, control, monitoring, and communication in software testing projects.
Yes, the ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Certification holds global recognition, validating advanced skills in test management, enhancing career prospects in software testing worldwide.
Obtaining this certification demonstrates expertise in test management, enhancing career prospects and credibility. It validates advanced skills in planning, monitoring, and controlling testing processes, fostering confidence in stakeholders and improving organisational testing efficiency.
The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Certification enhances your career prospects by validating advanced skills in test management, improving job opportunities, boosting credibility, and demonstrating expertise in software testing, thereby increasing your value to employers.
Job opportunities for ISTQB Advanced Level Test Managers exist in various industries. They oversee testing processes, manage teams, and ensure quality standards. Roles include Test Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, or Project Manager with a focus on software testing and quality assurance.
Yes, possessing this certification can enhance your eligibility for Test Manager roles. It demonstrates a deep understanding of testing principles and methodologies, making you a valuable candidate in the job market.
To attend this ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Course, delegates must hold the ISTQB Foundation Certification and need a minimum of three years' experience in Software Testing.
ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Training options include classroom-based courses, Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT), and self-paced online learning. These options cover advanced testing techniques, management principles, and preparation for the ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Certification exam.
The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course typically takes around 5 days to complete. This comprehensive course equips professionals with advanced skills in test management, enhancing their expertise in software testing practices and methodologies.
In the ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Training Course you'll gain advanced knowledge in test management, including test planning, monitoring, control, and risk management. The course covers strategic aspects of testing and enhances leadership and communication skills for effective team management.
The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager syllabus covers topics such as test management processes, test planning, test estimation, test monitoring and control, risk-based testing, and test metrics.
The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course typically includes practical project work. This allows delegates to apply theory to real-world scenarios, enhancing their understanding and skills in software testing methodologies.
Yes, the ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course offered by The Knowledge Academy is accredited.
Yes, upon completing this course you will receive a certificate of completion to validate your achievement and demonstrate your proficiency in the course material.
The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager exam is challenging, requiring in-depth understanding of test management principles and practices. Candidates must demonstrate proficiency in various advanced testing techniques.
The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager exam consists of 65 multiple-choice questions to be completed within 3 hours. It covers advanced topics in software testing, focusing on managerial aspects.
The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager exam comprises 65 questions. This exam assesses advanced knowledge and skills in software testing methodologies.
This course is a 5-day training course during which delegates participate in intensive learning sessions that cover various course topics.
The passing score for the ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager exam is 65%, delegates must achieve this score to obtain certification.
To prepare for the ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager exam, study the syllabus thoroughly, use official textbooks and practice tests, join study groups or courses, gain practical experience, and review exam patterns and sample questions regularly.
Yes, you can undertake this training course without opting to take the exam. The course provides valuable knowledge and skills regardless of exam participation.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking this ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager Course.
The training fees for ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2995
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager.
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