ISTQB® Certified Advanced Level Test Manager

Take a step forward in your career as a Test Manager

  • Understand and learn the best practices of test management
  • Learn to manage a testing project by executing the mission, objectives and testing processes
  • Generate and execute test plans in coordination with your organizational policies
  • 400,000 + Professionals trained
  • 250 + Workshops every month 
  • 100 + Countries and Counting 

Become a Skilled Test Manager

The ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Manager Training is for testing professionals who want to excel in a lead or management role. You will learn how to oversee a testing project and implement a risk-based method for testing. The course will enable you to send detailed reports to project stakeholders, build effective test teams, and execute productive test plans.

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Highlights

  • 40 Hours of Live, Instructor-led Training

  • Course Delivered by ISTQB Certified Instructors

  • Lifetime Access to Downloadable Material

  • Course Completion Certificate

  • Practical Applications of Automating Test Cases

  • Comprehensive Preparation for The Exam

The KnowledgeHut Edge

High Energy Workshops

Activities, team-based exercises, and practical case studies – Be a part of high energy training and workshops 

Best Practices

Learn technical and management processes and churn out top-class products – We will help you gain the best skills

Comprehensive Exam Prep

Prepare with numerous mock tests before you take the exam – Get mentor support whenever you need it! 

Learn From Industry Experts

One-to-one mentorship, and real-world simulations from expert practitioners – Get trained directly by industry experts

Continual Learning Support

Webinars, tutorials, articles, and interview questions - Get access to all the resources throughout your learning journey!

Career Support

Get post-training mentor guidance to overcome challenges in your Test management career – We are right with you even after your training.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites

  • ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level qualification (or ISEB equivalent).  
  • Experience in testing is considered an advantage even though it is not mandatory. 

For more information on the certification and the examination process, please refer to the FAQs

Who Should Attend This Course?

Test Program Managers

Test Managers

Test Automation Specialists

Requirements Engineers

Functional Testers

Test Automation Specialists

Performance Test Specialists

Test Environment Specialists

Security Testing Specialists

ISTQB® Certified Advanced Level Test Manager Schedules

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What You Will Learn

Managing Projects

Manage a testing project by executing the mission, objectives and testing processes recognized for the testing.

Planning and Risk Identification

Plan and lead risk identification and risk assessment meetings and utilize the results for test approximation.

Execution of Test Plans

Understand how to generate and execute test plans aligned with organizational policies and test strategies.  

Monitor and Evaluate

Monitor and control the test activities to realize project objectives and report test status to stakeholders. 

Recognize Skill Gaps

Recognize skills and resource gaps in your test team and contribute to the sourcing of suitable resources. 

Planning Business Cases

Learn to plan a business case for test activities which summarizes the costs and benefits estimated.

Transform Your Workforce

Enhance Your Team’s Test Management Skills

Having skilled test management teams is important while ramping up production in your organization. Whether you are transitioning to the cloud or towards microservices, the process of transitioning won’t be easy. It is extremely important to have a team that can test and predict possible risks in advance.  

  • Custom Training Solutions 
  • Experiential Learning 
  • Learn by Doing Approach 
  • Immediately Applicable Skills 

500+ Clients

Curriculum

Topics:

  •  Introduction  
  • The Fundamental Test Process  
  • Test Levels and Test Types  
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control  
  • Test Analysis  
  • Test Design  
  • Test Implementation  
  • Test Execution  
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting  
  • Test Closure Activities  

Topics:

  • Introduction 
  • Test Management in Context  
  • Risk-Based Testing and Other Approaches for Test Prioritization and Effort Allocation  
  • Test Documentation and Other Work Products  
  • Project Risk Management  
  • Other Test Work Products  
  • Test Estimation  
  • Defining and Using Test Metrics  
  • Business Value of Testing 
  • Distributed, Outsourced, and Insourced Testing 
  • Managing the Application of Industry Standards
3.

Topics:

  • Introduction  
  • Management Reviews and Audits  
  • Managing Reviews  
  • Metrics for Reviews  
  • Managing Formal Reviews

Topics:

  • Introduction 
  • The Defect Lifecycle and the Software Development Lifecycle  
  • Cross-Functional Defect Management  
  • Defect Report Information  
  • Assessing Process Capability with Defect Report Information  

Topics:

  • Introduction 
  • Test Improvement Process 
  • Improving the Testing Process 
  • Improving the Testing Process with TMMi 
  • Improving the Testing Process with TPI Next 
  • Improving the Testing Process with CTP 
  • Improving the Testing Process with STEP

Topics:

  • Introduction 
  • Tool Selection 
  • Return on Investment (ROI) 
  • Selection Process 
  • Tool Lifecycle 
  • Tool Metrics 

Topics:

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

More details on the curriculum can be found on ITQSB

Frequently Asked Questions

ISTQB® Certified Advanced Level Security Tester Training

Prerequisites

Those who want to attempt the Advanced Level Test Manager examination should hold the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level qualification (or ISEB equivalent). Experience in testing is considered an advantage even though it is not mandatory. 

Certification: 

On successful completion of the Certification Exam, your local ISTQB® Member Board or Exam Provider will e-mail the certificate to you. 

The Exam: 

  • 180 minutes duration(225 minutes if English is not your first language) 
  • 65 multiple choice questions 
  • Pass mark is 65% 
  • Test Program Managers 
  • Test Managers 
  • Test Automation Specialists 
  • Requirements Engineers 
  • Functional Testers 
  • Test Automation Specialists 
  • Performance Test Specialists 
  • Test Environment Specialists 
  • Security Testing Specialists 

On completion of the training, you will be able to: 

  • Manage a testing project by executing the mission, objectives and testing processes recognized for the testing 
  • Plan and lead risk identification and risk assessment meetings and utilize the results of such meetings for test approximation, planning, monitoring and control. 
  • Generate and execute test plans aligned with organizational policies and test strategies. 
  • Progressively monitor and control the test activities to realise project objectives. 
  • Evaluate and report pertinent and periodic test status to project stakeholders 
  • Recognize skills and resource gaps in their test team and contribute to the sourcing of suitable resources. 
  • Classify and plan required skills development within the test team. 
  • Plan a business case for test activities which summarizes the costs and benefits estimated. 
  • Guarantee suitable communication within the test team and with external project stakeholders. 
  • Contribute to and lead test process improvement initiatives. 

Testers who want to demonstrate knowledge and skills in globally accepted testing processes can undertake the ISTQB® Certifications, which are accepted as the de facto industry qualifications for the software testing profession. 

Testers who want to demonstrate knowledge and skills in globally accepted testing processes can undertake the ISTQB® Certifications, which are accepted as the de facto industry qualifications for the software testing profession. 

Workshop Experience

This workshop at KnowledgeHut is delivered through an immersive learning experience platform, via live and interactive instructor-led training sessions.  

Listen, learn, ask questions, and get all your doubts clarified from your instructor, who is an experienced practitioner.  

The instructors of this course by KnowledgeHut are industry experts and trainers who themselves have certifications and are a part of top organizations around the world.  

Our course focuses on engaging interaction. Most class time is dedicated to fun exercises, lively discussions, and team collaboration - all facilitated by the trainer. The focus is on practical solutions to real-world challenges drawn from decades of experience, and leaders in their specific fileds.  

Yes, your course material will be provided in advance. You will receive an email with a link to set your password a few days in advance of the scheduled course. You will have access to the study plan and all the course material.  

The course material comprises of the course schedule or study plan, workbooks and all relevant assignments, assessments, or case studies.  

Should you have any more questions, please email us on support@knowledgehut.com and we will be happy to get back to you.  

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