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ISTQB Advanced Test Manager

  • Length 5 days
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Why study this course

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, 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.

Included with this course:

  • Comprehensive course manual

  • Revision questions for each module

  • Practice exam

  • Pass guarantee: if you don't pass the exam first time, re-attend the course for free within 6 months

  • 12 months' access to the online self-study course after attending this instructor-led course

Please note: The exam is not included in the course fee but can be purchased separately. Please contact us for a quote.

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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


ISTQB at Lumify Work

Since 1997, Planit has established its reputation as the world leading provider of software testing training, sharing their extensive knowledge and experience through a comprehensive range of international best-practice training courses like ISTQB.

Lumify Work’s software testing training courses are delivered in partnership with Planit.

Who is the course for?

This course is suggested for candidates with 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 subjects

  • Test Management

  • Test Planning, Monitoring, and Control

  • Testing in the Software Lifecycle

  • Risk-based Testing

  • Team Composition

  • Estimation

  • Reviews

  • Test Documentation

  • Test Tools and Automation

  • Analysis and Design

  • Implementing and Execution

  • Defect Management

  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting

  • Test Improvement Process


Attendees must possess the ISTQB Foundation Certificate.


Lumify Work offers certification and training in Software Testing through our partnership with Planit. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to Planit for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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