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

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

The ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Manager (CTAL-TM) course is a comprehensive program designed for experienced testing professionals aiming to enhance their skills in test management. This test manager certification provides in-depth knowledge on various aspects of testing, including planning, monitoring, and controlling the testing activities, as well as managing resources and managing stakeholder relationships.

The course covers a range of topics from the testing process, test management practices, reviews, defect management, to improving the testing process, utilizing test tools and automation, and developing people skills for effective team composition. The CTAL certification equips learners with the expertise to lead test teams successfully and improve the overall quality of the testing process within their organizations. Each module is carefully structured to provide a clear understanding of the advanced level concepts, enabling test managers to apply best practices and drive testing excellence.

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Course Prerequisites

To ensure that participants can fully benefit from and successfully complete the ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Manager (CTAL-TM) course, the following minimum prerequisites are recommended:

  • A fundamental understanding of the software development lifecycle and software testing principles.
  • Completion of the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL) certification or equivalent knowledge and experience in software testing.
  • Practical experience in software testing, typically at least 18 months, which provides an understanding of general testing concepts and methodologies.
  • Familiarity with test management concepts, including test planning, execution, and reporting.
  • Basic knowledge of defect management practices and tools.
  • An awareness of review processes and their importance in testing.
  • Understanding the role of test tools and automation within the testing process.
  • Some experience with team dynamics and people management in a professional setting, as this will aid in relating to the People Skills – Team Composition module.

These prerequisites are set to ensure that students have the necessary foundation to grasp the more advanced concepts covered in the CTAL-TM course. Koenig Solutions is committed to helping each student succeed, and meeting these prerequisites will help you maximize your learning experience.

Target Audience for ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Manager(CTAL-TM)

  1. The ISTQB CTAL-TM course is designed for professionals seeking advanced expertise in software test management.

  2. Target Audience and Job Roles:

  • Experienced Test Managers
  • Test Leads looking to enhance management skills
  • Quality Assurance Managers
  • Software Development Managers overseeing testing teams
  • Test Coordinators
  • Test Analysts aiming for career progression
  • Test Engineers preparing for leadership roles
  • QA Consultants specializing in test management
  • Project Managers who need to understand test management
  • IT Professionals wanting to advance in testing careers

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Manager(CTAL-TM)?

Introduction to Course Learning Outcomes and Concepts:

The ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Manager (CTAL-TM) course equips participants with the expertise to manage and lead testing projects effectively, ensuring quality software delivery.

Learning Objectives and Outcomes:

  • Understanding the Testing Process: Gain a deep understanding of the fundamental test process, planning, monitoring, and controlling.
  • Mastering Test Management Techniques: Learn advanced test management techniques, including resource allocation, risk management, and test estimation.
  • Conducting Reviews: Develop skills to manage formal and informal reviews, analyze metrics, and improve the review process.
  • Defect Management Proficiency: Learn to implement and manage a defect lifecycle, including defect prevention and resolution strategies.
  • Improving the Testing Process: Acquire knowledge on how to assess and improve testing activities within an organization.
  • Utilizing Test Tools and Automation: Understand how to effectively select and implement test tools, considering automation in the test process.
  • Building and Leading Test Teams: Learn about team dynamics, motivation, assessment, and management of human resources in a test team.
  • Strategic Test Planning: Develop the ability to create strategic test plans aligned with business goals and project objectives.
  • Implementing Test Policies and Strategies: Learn how to establish, implement, and monitor test policies and strategies.
  • Enhancing Communication Skills: Improve communication skills tailored to stakeholders' needs, facilitating effective information exchange within the team and with other stakeholders.