ISTQB Advanced Test Manager – English
Are you an experienced test manager, and would you like to expand your skills with an internationally recognized certification in advanced test management? Do you want a deeper insight into the test process and learn how to choose the right test strategy? Do you want learn to support your team in implementing and carrying out tests in an effective way, so that value is created – regardless of whether you find yourself in a traditional or agile context?
Then register for our course “ISTQB Advanced Test Manager”, which we will offer in English in Skanderborg on 25-27 September, 2-3 October and 11 October 2023 – with expert test consultant and lecturer Gitte Ottosen as your teacher.
You will become part of a small course team, so you get the opportunity to ask questions and talk to the teacher and rest of the group about “the good test strategy”, “structured test” and how to best work with test in general.
Do you have any questions?
Contact our course supervisor, Gitte Ottosen:
+45 4940 8552
“ISTQB Advanced Test Manager” is an intensive course that teaches you to define the overall goal of testing and to define a test strategy for the system under test. You will also gain insight into how to prepare test plans and schedules and ensure that your project has sufficient resources to complete the task.
As part of the course, you will also gain skills in relation to selecting, organizing and leading teams – to create a professional environment that ensures a motivated test team. The course also gives you a general insight into the role of the test manager with the responsibilities and tasks that come with it.
The course includes both theoretical reviews , practical exercises and discussions. Our teacher will try to engage the participants in the course with a focus on dialogue rather than on PowerPoint.
Course materials as well as the syllabus will be in English, and the course will be held in English as well.
- Test processes
- Test planning and control
- Test analysis and design
- Evaluation of exitcriteria and reporting
- Test closure activities
- Test management
- Risk-based testing and other strategies for prioritization and allocation of resources
- Test documentation and other work products
- Definition and use of test metrics
- The business value of testing
- Distributed, outsourced and insourced testing
- Management review and audit
- Metrics for reviews
- Defect management
- Defect life cycle and software development life cycle
- Defect reporting information
- Assessment of process capability with defect report information
- Test process improvement
- Improvement of the test process
- TMMI, TPI Next, CTP and STEP
- Test tools and automation
- Selection of tool
- Life cycle of tools
- Personal qualifications and setting up the test group
- Individual qualifications
- Dynamics in the test group
- Test groups in larger organizations
The course is tailored to test coordinators, test managers and other professionals responsible for carrying out test projects. It is a requirement that you have an ISTQB Foundation certification.
Gitte Ottosen is an expert test consultant and accredited teacher in both ISTQB and TMAP. Gitte offers workshops and tailor-made teaching in agile development and testing and has several years of practical experience from various IT projects, which she uses in her teaching to put theory into a practical context and provide examples from the real world. Read more about Gitte here.
If you have any questions about the course, you can contact Gitte at:
Homework and exam
You should expect approximately 20-30 hours of reading (the syllabus) before the start of the course, 10-12 hours between modules, and approximately 1½-2 hours of homework each evening during the course.
The exam is prepared by ISTQB and administered by DSTB. The exam is a 3-hour multiple choice with 65 questions, without aids. If English is not your first language, you can get 45 minutes extra time.
You must get 65% correct to pass.
ISTQB Advanced Level Test Management lasts 6 days, divided into two modules of 3 and 2 days respectively, as well as 1 day of total repetition and a 3-hour exam on day 7. The exam is conducted at Key2quality on the date indicated in the course calendar and will be facilitated by our exam leader.
We will set the date for the exam on the first day of the training.
The course costs DKK 24,300.
Note! We always offer a 25% colleague discount. Use the discount code “kollegarabat” in the shopping basket (cannot be combined with other discounts).
The price for the course covers the following:
- Breakfast, lunch, snacks and all drinks
- Course materials incl. exercises and test exams where relevant
- One exam attempt
Time and place
Our next course in “ISTQB Advanced Test Manager” will be held in our office in Skanderborg on 25-27 September, 2-3 October and 11 October 2023.
The course will take place at 9 am to 4 pm every day, unless otherwise stated in the course confirmation. Breakfast is available from 8.30 am.
The course is held at Key2Quality at Thomas Helsteds Vej 18, 8660 Skanderborg.
There are good parking conditions at the address, and parking is of course free.