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Certified Software Testing Manager Training Course Outline

Software Testing Fundamentals

  • What is Software Testing?
  • Why is Software Testing Necessary?
  • Static Testing vs. Dynamic Testing
  • Testing Code of Ethics
  • The Right Amount of Testing

Software Testing Principles

  • Software Testing Lifecycle
  • Testing Tools & Techniques
    • Tool Selection
    • Tool Metrics
    • Implementing Tests
    • Executing Tests
  • Testing Standards
  • Static Testing
    • Reviews
    • Walkthroughs
    • Inspections
    • Static Analysis
    • Technical Reviews

Managing Software Testing

  • Organisation & Planning
  • Estimation, Control, and Monitoring
  • Risk Management
  • Incident Management
  • Business Value of Testing
  • Risk-based Testing
  • Scheduling Test Planning
  • Test Plan Documentation
  • Management Reviews
  • Management Audits
  • Defects Management

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Who Should Attend this Software Testing Training Course?

This course would benefit those who would like to pursue a career in Software Testing Management.


There are no prerequisites for this course, however, previous understanding of Software Testing would be beneficial. 

Certified Software Testing Manager Training Course Overview

This course has been designed to provide Software Testing professionals with an advanced level of understanding in this field. Upon completion, they will be capable of working at the Software Testing management level. Software Testing is the process of assessing a program, application, or system against its business and/or technical requirements. Thus, the effectiveness and efficiency of the program can be accurately assessed. Software Testing is a discipline that is continuously shifting in response to the introduction of more complex IT Systems. It is important for those wishing to enter the sphere of Software Testing Management to have an in-depth understanding of the discipline and any recent updates.

Throughout the course, delegates will be taught a variety of modules, with instructor-led presentations, insightful discussions, and the opportunity to partake in hands-on activities. Firstly, delegates will review the fundamentals of Software Testing and the core Software Testing Principles, including the Software Lifecycle, testing tools and techniques, and testing standards. Teaching will then continue to cover Software Testing Management.

Earning the CSTM certification recognises a high level of understanding of Software Testing processes and its practical application within the business environment. Certified Professionals will be able to demonstrate the skills and abilities required to manage software testing operations. This qualification will help aspiring Software Testing Managers to be able to achieve their career goals.

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What's included in this Software Testing Training Course?

The following is included in this Software Testing training course:

  • The CSTM Exam
  • The Knowledge Academy Certified Software Testing Manager Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Certificate
  • Refreshments

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Certified Software Testing Manager Exam

The exam for this course is

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Duration of 60 minutes
  • 65% pass mark
  • Closed book

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Certified Software Testing Manager (CSTM) FAQs


Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
Anybody interested in working in the field of Software Testing Management.
Software Test Manager plays a vital role in their team and takes responsibility for the project's success. Their responsibility also includes quality and test support, management, resource planning, and resolving issues that block the testing effort.
Unit Testing, integration testing, system testing, interface testing, performance testing, security testing, recovery testing, and reliability testing are the several types of Software Testing.
This course is 2 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The price for Certified Software Testing Manager (CSTM) certification in Philippines starts from $1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for Certified Software Testing Manager (CSTM).

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Trusted & Approved

We are accredited by BCS


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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