Advanced Level Test Manager contents:

  • Testing Process
  • Testing in the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
  • Test Analysis and Design
  • Test Implementation and Execution
  • Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
  • Test Closure Activities
  • Test Management
  • Risk-based Testing
  • Test Documentation
  • Test Estimation and Test Metrics
  • Business Value of Testing
  • Distributed, Outsorced and Insourced Testing
  • Managing the Application of Industry Standards
  • Reviews
  • Management Reviews and Audits
  • Managing Reviews
  • Metrics for Reviews
  • Managing Formal Reviews
  • Defect Management
  • Defect Lifecycle
  • Defect Report Information
  • Assessing Process Capability with Defect Report Info
  • Improving the Test Process
  • Test Improvement Process
  • Improving the testing process with CMMi, TPI, CTP, STEP
  • Test Tool and Automation
  • Tool Selection
  • Tool Lifecycle
  • Tool Metrics
  • People Skills
  • Individual Skills
  • Test Team Dynamics
  • Fitting Testing within an Organization
  • Motivation
  • Communication

Exam Structure

The Advanced Level - Test Manager certification exam is paper – based, in the form of a multiple – choice test in English. It consists of 65 questions; each question has only one correct answer. Passing score – 65%. Duration of the exam – 180 minutes, extended by 25% for non-native speakers, i.e. 225 minutes.