ISTQB ADVANCED – TEST MANAGER delegates the essential specialist knowledge they need to become effective Test Managers.
The main areas the course will cover are testing management, testing processes, and people skills. Knowledge and skills will be enhanced to a globally acknowledged advanced level. This training course is based on the ISTQB syllabus, which is all about producing competent Test Managers. This Advanced Test Manager training course is delivered by specialist instructors who adopt interactive teaching techniques for the purpose of practical learning, whether as part of an individual or team activity. 

Target Audience

This certificate is designed for delegates who have an existing knowledge of Software Testing. Delegates should have at least three years experience in the Software Testing sphere. It may be useful for delegates to possess the Intermediate certificate, however this is not necessary in prerequisite terms. Professions who would benefit from this Advanced Test Manager course include:Software Testers, Test Engineers, Test Analysts, Test Managers and Test Consultants


Delegates need to hold the ISTQB Foundation certification in order to attend the Advanced Test Manager training. Delegates also need a minimum of three years experience in Software Testing. We suggests the Test Manager syllabus and model questions document if you wish to conduct some reading.


  • Test Management
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and ControlTesting 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

Exam Details

ISTBQ Advanced Test Manager certification Exam

The exam is:

  • 65 questions
  • Multiple choice
  • Closed book
  • Duration : 3 Hour (3 Hour + 45 Minutes for participants whose first language is not English)

Delegates must obtain 65% to pass the exam, and gain the qualification.