The ISTQB® Advanced Level Test Manager (CTAL-TM) certification offers the skills and knowledge needed to assume management of all testing activities across the software development lifecycle. It covers everything, including how to create an appropriate test method for the project based on the organizational test strategy and how to assemble a test team or develop testing skills to carry out the required testing.
About the Course
The Advanced Level Test Manager certification is for people who want to expand their knowledge and skills in test management. At the Advanced Level, the modules cover a broad variety of test management topics.
The following are the Business Outcomes that an Advanced Level Test Manager certification holder is expected to achieve:
Manage a research project by executing the testing organization’s mission, goals, and testing processes.
Organize and lead risk identification and risk analysis sessions, and use the outcomes of these sessions to estimate, plan, track, and manage test results.
Develop and execute evaluation programs that are in line with the organization’s policies and test strategies.
Continually track and manage test activities in order to meet project goals.
Evaluate and communicate to project stakeholders the status of appropriate and timely tests.
Identifying expertise and resource gaps in their test team and assisting in the acquisition of appropriate resources.
Identify and prepare for the development of required skills within their test team.
Create a business case for test activities that details the estimated costs and benefits.
Ensure that the test team and other project stakeholders are communicating effectively.
Take part in and lead efforts to strengthen the test process