ISTQB® Test Manager Advanced Level (CTAL-TM)

Plan, control, monitor

The additional training as ISTQB® Test Manager (CTAL-TM) provides the knowledge required to work as a successful test manager and broadens the knowledge acquired at Foundation Level. After the training, you will have a knowledge of all areas of activity of a test manager and will be an internationally recognised test manager. You will be able to plan, supervise and control operational test management in projects in a successful manner.

Target group

The advanced level of the Certified Tester training is intended for already experiences system and test manager who want to extend their competence.


Successfully completed Foundation Level (CTFL Foundation Level) exam.

Training focus

  • Activities and roles in the test process
  • Special requirements regarding the test management
  • Documentation of testing and quality assurance
  • Test estimation, planning and control
  • Revealing of risk factors and risk-orientated testing
  • Reviews and audits as QA measures
  • Methods for improving the test process
  • Test tools and automation
  • Faults and deviation management
  • Team building and communication

Examination & Certification

Preconditions are a passed exam in ISTQB Certified Tester – Foundation Level and evidence of at least 18 months experience in the test environment. The 180-minute certification exam as an "ISTQB® Certified Tester – Advanced Level Test Manager" can be taken at the end of the course.

Termine 2018


20.09. / 12.10.2018

Service & Information

Course duration

  • The course duration is usually five days, distributed over five weeks. Always from 09:00 to 17:30. Another course duration option involves six days that are distributed over three weeks. Always from 9:00 to 17:00.

Number of participants 

  • 4 to 8 participants

Event location

  •  The courses provided at predetermined dates are held at the locations specified. We will gladly perform the training at the location of the course participants.


  • On request

Information & registration

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