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This Online ISTQB Advanced Test Manager course focuses on test estimation, planning, monitoring, and control. It encompasses test management, people skills and team composition. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to control your test program.


Intended for:

Test managers and other senior test professionals who wish to advance their skills in test estimation, planning, monitoring and test control. It is also appropriate for anyone who wants a deeper understanding of software test management, such as project managers, quality managers, software development managers, IT directors and management consultants.



This is an advanced-level testing course. Prior software testing knowledge is strongly recommended. Those wishing to take the ISTQB Advanced Level Certification (CTAL-ATM) exam you must hold the ISTQB Foundation Certification.


Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course you will:

  • Be able to define the overall testing goals and strategy for the systems being tested
  • Gain hands-on experience in planning, scheduling, and tracking these testing tasks
  • Be able to describe and organise the necessary testing activities
  • Be able to return to your workplace and be able to select, acquire and assign adequate resources for the testing tasks
  • Know how to form, organise, and lead testing teams
  • Be able to organise communication between testing team members, and between testing teams and all other stakeholders
  • Be able to justify your professional decisions and provide adequate reporting information where applicable



The online course modules are delivered in alignment with the relevant chapters and sections of the ISTQB Advanced Syllabus:

  • Basic aspects of software testing
  • Testing processes
  • Test management
  • Test techniques
  • Tests of software characteristics
  • Reviews
  • Incident management
  • Test process improvement
  • Test tool and automation
  • People skills and team composition


How long is my access to this course?

You will have 90 days of continuous access.


Minimum software requirements 

Adobe Flash Player 10.3 or later, and one of the following browsers:

  • Windows: Internet Explorer 8 and later, Microsoft Edge (latest version), Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)


  • Windows: Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mac: Safari 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version)
  • Mobile: Safari in Apple iOS 7 and later, Google Chrome (latest version) in Android OS 4.1 and later

Apple iOS:
Articulate Mobile Player in Apple iOS 7 or later on iPad

Android OS:
Articulate Mobile Player in Android OS 4.1 or later (optimized for tablets)


Course outline:

Online ISTQB Advanced Test Manager Outline (PDF).