ISTQB® Certified Tester - Advanced Level Test Manager (CTAL-TM)

Duration of courses

5 days



About the Course

The ISTQB Advanced Level (CTAL-TM) qualification is aimed at people who have achieved an advanced point in their careers in software testing. This includes people in roles such as testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers and software developers. It is also appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, business analysts, IT directors and management consultants.

Course Outline

Chapter 1:
Testing Process

  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis and Test Design
  • Test Implementation and Test Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities

Chapter 2:
Test Management

  • Test Management in Context
  • Risk-Based Testing and Other
  • Approaches for Test Prioritization and Effort Allocation
  • Test Documentation and Other Work Products
  • Test Estimation
  • Defining and Using Test Metrics
  • Business Value of Testing
  • Distributed, Outsourced, and Insourced Testing
  • Managing the Application of Industry Standards

Chapter 3:

  • Management Reviews and Audits
  • Managing Reviews and Metrics for Reviews
  • Managing Formal Reviews

Chapter 4:
Defect Management

  • The Defect Lifecycle and the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Defect Report Information
  • Assessing Process Capability with Defect Reporting Information

Chapter 5:
Improving the Testing Process
Test Improvement Process

  • Improving the Test Process
  • Improving the Test Process with TMMi
  • Improving the Test Process with TPI Next
  • Improving the Test Process with CTP
  • Improving the Test Process with STEP

Chapter 6:
Test Tools and Automation

  • Tool Selection
  • Tool Lifecycle
  • Tool Metrics

Chapter 7:
People Skills – Team Composition

  • Individual Skills Communication
  • Test Team Dynamics
  • Fitting Testing Within an Organization
  • Motivation

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Learn to manage a testing project by implementing the mission, goals and testing processes established for the testing organization
  • Learn to organize and lead risk identification and risk analysis sessions and use the result of such sessions for test automation, planning, monitoring and control
  • Create and implement test plans consistent with organizational policies and strategies
  • Able to propose a business case for test activities which outlines the costs and benefits expected
  • Assess and report relevant and timely test status to project stakeholders
  • Ensure proper communication within the test team and with other project stakeholders
  • Able to participate in test process improvement initiatives

Upcoming Class

Face to face (F2F) or Remote online training (ROT)
04-08 Mar 2024
Custommedia Academy
25 hours
Face to Face (F2F)
24-28 June 2024
Custommedia Academy
25 hours
Face to Face (F2F)
23-27 Sept 2024
Custommedia Academy
25 hours
Face to Face (F2F)
02-06 Dec 2024
Custommedia Academy
25 hours
Face to Face (F2F)

Pricing & Payment Plans

Course Fee

RM 5,720

Plus RM 1,050 for exam fee.
*Price above before SST

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