ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Certificate

ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Certificate

ISTQB Advanced Test Manager - Online Course

Course Fees: €1200 - including exam cost

This course is designed for testers looking to play a more senior role in software testing. The ISTQB Advanced Test Manager course builds on your foundation knowledge with advanced skills in managing a test team to deliver a successful software testing project at any level.

In this interactive course, you will learn the practical applications of risk-based testing, creating estimates, and managing your own test program. Learn how to manage stakeholders and form a testing team with the right skills and competencies to ensure effective resourcing. Gain an understanding of frameworks to enable reviews and test process improvement.

 

Learning

Outcomes

  • Manage testing projects by implementing the mission, goals and testing processes.
  • Organise and lead risk identification and analysis sessions.
  • Create and implement test plans consistent with organisational policies.
  • Monitor and control the test activities to achieve project objectives.
  • Assess and report relevant and timely test status to project stakeholders.
  • Identify skills and resource gaps in the test team and participate in sourcing adequate resources.
  • Identify and plan necessary skills development within the test team.
  • Propose a business case for test activities outlining the costs and benefits.
  • Ensure proper communication within the test team and stakeholders.
  • Participate in and lead test process improvement initiatives.
 

Course Content

 
 

Test

Management

  • Test planning, monitoring and control
  • Testing in the software lifecycle
  • Analyse test needs
  • Standards
 

Risk-Based

Testing

  • Risk management
  • Risk identification
  • Risk analysis
  • Risk mitigation
 

Team

Composition

  • Individual skills
  • Test team dynamics
  • Motivation
  • Communication
  • Testing within an organisation
 

 

Estimation

  • Business value of testing
  • Factors affecting estimates
  • Estimation techniques
 

Test

Documentation

  • Test strategies
  • Test plans
  • Defining templates
 

Test Tools and

Automation

  • Test tools strategies
  • Implementing tools
  • Use of test tools
 

 

Reviews

  • Management reviews
  • Audits
  • Use of metrics in reviews
  • Managing reviews
  • Selecting appropriate review types
 

Analysis and

Design

  • Managing analysis and design tasks
  • Implementing traceability
 

Implementing and

Execution

  • Test execution scheduling
  • Experience-based testing
  • Non-functional testing
  • Defect processes
  • Defect data and classification
  • Reporting on defects
 

Exit Criteria and

Reporting

  • Metrics
  • Test progress reporting
  • Test control
  • Test summary reports
 

Test

Closure

  • Test closure activities
  • Project retrospectives
  • Test Improvement Process
  • Test process improvement plans
  • Example improvement models
 
 
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