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ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Certificate

Build your test management skills to move into a more senior role as a testing professional.

Online Self-Study

ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Certificate

Build your test management skills to move into a more senior role as a testing professional.

Online Self-Study

ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Certificate

Build your test management skills to move into a more senior role as a testing professional.

  • Online Self-Study

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Develop your career as an accredited test manager!

Wanting to formalise your test management skills? In this ISTQB® Advanced Test Manager course, you’ll learn the practical application of risk-based testing and test management tasks, including planning and estimation. You’ll also learn how to manage stakeholders, form test teams with the relevant competencies, and skills to ensure effective resourcing and undertake test process improvement initiatives.

Recognised around the world as a best practice qualification, the ISTQB Advanced Test Manager certification is well suited for experienced testing professionals looking to move into a test management role.


Target Audience

The ISTQB Advanced Test Manager course is suggested for candidates that have at least 3 years testing experience, ideally in a lead role. It is designed for:

  • Test Leads and Test Managers wanting to improve their test management skills.
  • Experienced Testers wishing to progress into a test management role.
  • Test Managers looking to accredit their skills for recognition among employers, clients and peers.

Course Pre-requisites

Candidates wishing to participate in the ISTQB Advanced Test Manager course must possess the ISTQB Foundation Certificate.

What You’ll Learn

Learning Outcomes

  • Manage a testing project by implementing the mission, goals and testing processes
  • Organise and lead risk identification and risk analysis sessions and use the results of such sessions
  • Create and implement test plans consistent with organisational policies and test strategies
  • Continuously 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 their test team and participate in sourcing adequate resources
  • Identify and plan necessary skills development within their test team
  • Propose a business case for test activities which outlines the costs and benefits expected
  • Ensure proper communication within the test team and with other project stakeholders
  • Participate in and lead test process improvement initiatives

Course Overview

  • Test Management
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Testing in the Software Lifecycle
  • Risk-based Testing
  • Team Composition
  • Estimation
  • Reviews
  • Test Documentation
  • Test Tools & Automation
  • Analysis and Design
  • Implementing and Execution
  • Defect Management
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Improvement Process
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What is included with this course?


Instructor Led Training

Online Self-Study


5 Days' Training


5 days of training with a certified industry professional.

Course Manual


250+ page comprehensive course manual.

Pass Guarantee

On the rare occasion a student doesn’t pass, they can re-attend the course for FREE within 6 months (excludes exam re-sits).

Revision Questions

End of each module revision questions.

Practice Exam

Full mock exam.

$175 Off Voucher

Attendees receive a $175 off voucher for their next course. Conditions apply.

Online Version

12 months access to the online self-study course after attending the instructor led one. Extensions are only $150 for an additional 3 months.

ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Exam ($195)

The ISTQB Advanced Test Manager examination is a 3 hour closed book, 65-question multiple choice exam. Candidates are required to achieve a minimum pass mark of 65%. The examination is sat separately from the course and is independently administered and assessed.

The course is excellent. I found it very helpful to explain existing practices and inform of new ones. I feel much more confident as a Test Manager.

Matthew Clark

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