Duration: 
1-6 Day(s)
Price: 
1250-845

Overview

The Certificate for Test Managers is based on the ISTQB Advanced level syllabus. It extends the knowledge gained in the BCS (formerly ISEB) ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing and is one of three certificated courses in the overall advanced scheme

ISTQB Advanced Test Manager is suitable for those who are expecting to be actively involved in the management of any aspect of software testing. The course, which is fully compliant with the syllabus and its prescribed learning objectives, contains 9 key modules of at least the required duration (minutes):

  • Introduction to the syllabus;
  • Basic Aspects of Software Testing (150);
  • Testing Processes (120);
  • Test Management (1120);
  • Reviews (120);
  • Incident Management (80);
  • Standards and Test Improvement Process (120);
  • Test Tools and Automation (90);
  • People Skills and Team Composition (240).

Course and Qualification Objectives

Taking the BCS (formerly ISEB) ISTQB Foundation Certificate syllabus in Software Testing as its basis, the certificate and course build directly on key aspects of management:

  • To prepare candidates for the examination for the Advanced Certificate for Test Managers;
  • To extend understanding of software test management - its practical application and key components - and to enhance awareness of issues and constraints around software test management.

Audience

This advanced level qualification for test managers is aimed at all testing professionals who hold the BCS ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing and who wish to gain greater knowledge and recognition of test management and its application

The course is for anyone involved in software testing who will be or wish to become involved in software test management now or in the future, either directly or indirectly, including:

  • Testers;
  • Test Analysts;
  • Test Engineers;
  • Test Consultants;
  • Test Managers;
  • User Acceptance Testers;
  • Project and Programme Managers; and
  • Software Developers.

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Basic Aspects of Software Testing

  • Testing in the Software Lifecycle;
  • Testing for Specific System Types;
  • Metrics and Measurement.

Testing Processes

  • Test Planning and Control;
  • Test Implementation and Execution;
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting;
  • Test Closure Activities.

Test Management

  • Test Management Documentation;
  • Test Plan Documentation;
  • Test Estimation;
  • Scheduling Test Planning;
  • Test Progress Monitoring and Control;
  • Business Value of Testing;
  • Distributed, Outsourced and Insourced Testing;
  • Introduction to Risk-Based Testing;
  • Risk Management;
  • Risk Management in the Lifecycle ;
  • Failure Mode and Effect Analysis;
  • Test Management Issues.

Reviews

  • The Principles of Reviews;
  • Introducing Reviews;
  • Success Factors for Reviews.

Incident Management

  • Process, Evaluate, Analyze Defect and Update Defects Taxonomy.

Standards and Test Process Improvement

  • Improving the Test Process;
  • Different industry models.

Test Tools and Automation

  • Test Tool Concepts;
  • Test Tool Categories.

People Skills and Team Composition

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

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

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London 845315 Feb 17