ISTQB Advance – Test Manager

The objective of this course is to prepare trainees for ISTQB Advanced Test Manager certification.

Prerequisites of Entry Criteria
  • To appear for the ISTQB Advanced Level certification, candidates must hold the Foundation Certificate and satisfy the Exam Board that they have sufficient practical experience to be considered Advanced Level qualified.
  • This Advanced Level qualification is also appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.
Course Description
  • A 2 days session oriented towards learning and understanding the skills to appear in examination and get through it. This session includes coverage of following major topics with enclosed detailed course outline-Enhances one’s skills as a Software Testing professional by learning validation of web services
  • Testing Process
  • Test Management
  • Reviews
  • Defect Management
  • Improving The Testing Process
  • Test Tools
  • People Skills
Advanced Level Modules
  • Test Manager
  • Test Analyst
  • Technical Test Analyst
Frequently Asked Questions

Which levels are available after Advanced?

  • Holders of an Advanced certificate are eligible to continue on to higher level software testing qualifications, certifying themselves at Expert level as shown below. The entire learning journey is underpinned by the ISTQB® Glossary.

What skills does an Advanced level individual have?

An individual with the Advanced Level Certificate has extended the broad understanding of testing acquired at Foundation Level to enable the role of Test Manager or Test Analyst to be performed.

Test Analyst skills may be further extended into the role of Technical Test Analyst.

The Advanced Level establishes a platform from which further skills and knowledge may be acquired at the Expert Level.

After achieving experience as a Test Manager, for example, a person may choose to develop their testing career further by acquiring Expert Level certifications in the subjects of test management and improving the test process.



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


  • Risk Based Testing
  • Test Documentation
  • Test Estimation and Test Metrics
  • Business Value of Testing
  • Distributed, Outsourced and Insourced Testing
  • Managing the Application of Industry Standard


  • Management Reviews and Audit
  • Managing Reviews
  • Metrics for Reviews
  • Managing Formal Reviews


  • Defect Lifecycle
  • Defect Report Information
  • Accessing Process Capability with Defect Report Information
  • Test Improvement Process CMMi, TPI, CTP & STEP


  • Tool Selection
  • Tool Lifecycle
  • Tool Metrics
  • Introducing a Tool into an Organisation


Individual skills

Test Team Dynamics

Fitting Testing within organization

Motivation – Communication


  • My objective of attending training was met. The trainer was above far experienced

    Thariq Ahmed K P AMB INDIA PVT LTD
  • A good trainer. Presentation skill & confidence level is good. Course material is good!

    Piyush Dhani ORACLE
  • Trainer was very good with the examples that he gave to improve & understand the concepts better.

    Prabhakar Cirivn MICROSOFT
  • Trainer is confident, cool & well organized!

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