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ISTQB Advanced - Software Test Manager

The ISTQB Advanced Test Manager qualification training focuses on test estimation, planning, monitoring and control. Successful candidates can: Define the overall testing goals and strategy for the system being tested. Plan, schedule and track the tasks.

Describe and organise the necessary activities. Select, acquire and assign the adequate resources to the tasks. Select, organise and lead testing teams. Organise the communication between the members of the testing teams, and between the testing teams and all relevant stakeholders. Justify the decisions and provide adequate reporting information where applicable.

The course is delivered as 3+2 days

  • 6 – 8 Sep – Advanced Test Manager (days 1 to 3)

  • 18-19 Sep – Advanced Test Manager (days 4 and 5)

Audience

Training is designed to professionals who have advanced in their software testing career and want to certify on a higher level. This includes test managers, test analysts, test engineers, but also project managers, quality managers and development managers.

Prior knowledge

To take the exam candidates must hold the ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate and they should have applicable software testing experience minimum of 18 months.

Certification

The ISTQB Advanced Level Test Manager ends with a voluntary examination that will be conducted at a later date via SSTB. The certification is not included in the course and must be booked separately at SSTB. 

Please read the information on SSTB page careful for details about the examination!

Courseware

The training material is in English

Skills Gained

An Advanced Software Test Manager can…

  • Implement the mission, goals and testing processes established for the Software Testing Organization.
  • Organize and lead risk management activities and use risks to drive software test planning and reporting.
  • Create and implement software test plans consistent with organizational policies and testing strategies.
  • Continuously monitor and control the software test activities to achieve project objectives.
  • Assess and report relevant and timely test status.
  • Identify skills and resource gaps in their software testing team and participate in sourcing adequate resources.
  • Identify and plan test team skills development.
  • Propose a business case for test activities that outlines the costs and benefits expected.
  • Ensure proper communication within the software testing team and with other project stakeholders.
  • Actively lead test process improvement initiatives.
  • Design & implement a defect classification scheme.
  • Apply tools to support testing.

Course Details

1st Day

 Basic aspects of testing

  • Life cycle models
  • Specific systems and metrics & measurement

Testing processes

  • Test planning & control
  • Test implementation & execution
  • Evaluating exit criteria & reporting
  • Test closure activities

People skills:

  • Individual skills

Test documentation

Skills Gained

An Advanced Software Test Manager can…

  • Implement the mission, goals and testing processes established for the Software Testing Organization.
  • Organize and lead risk management activities and use risks to drive software test planning and reporting.
  • Create and implement software test plans consistent with organizational policies and testing strategies.
  • Continuously monitor and control the software test activities to achieve project objectives.
  • Assess and report relevant and timely test status.
  • Identify skills and resource gaps in their software testing team and participate in sourcing adequate resources.
  • Identify and plan test team skills development.
  • Propose a business case for test activities that outlines the costs and benefits expected.
  • Ensure proper communication within the software testing team and with other project stakeholders.
  • Actively lead test process improvement initiatives.
  • Design & implement a defect classification scheme.
  • Apply tools to support testing.

Course Details

1st Day

 Basic aspects of testing

  • Life cycle models
  • Specific systems and metrics & measurement

Testing processes

  • Test planning & control
  • Test implementation & execution
  • Evaluating exit criteria & reporting
  • Test closure activities

People skills:

  • Individual skills

Test documentation

  • Test policy
  • Test strategy
  • Test plan

16.30 End of day

2nd Day

09.00 Risk based testing

  • Introduction

FMEA:

  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Business value of testing
  • Test estimation and test scheduling

16.30 End of day

3rd Day

09.00 Risk management

Incident management

People skills

  • Test team dynamics
  • Communication
  • Motivation
  • Fitting testing within the organization

Test management and control

16.30 End of day

4th Day

09.00 Test management issues

  • Exploratory testing
  • Special systems
  • Non-functional testing

Distributed, outsourced and insourced testing

Test improvement:

  • CMMi, TMM, TPI, CTP, STEP
  • Reviews

16.30 End of day

5th Day

09.00 Standards

  • Test tools & automation
  • Risk management in the life cycle

16.30 End of day

Kursfakta

Kurs-ID: T1722
Längd: 5 dagar
Pris exkl moms: 33 450 kr
Inregistrering: 09.00
Kursstart: 09.30
Kursslut (ca): 16.30
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