ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Test Management— A 3-Day Course
This course is no longer available. Please see the software testing section for a list of current courses.
The ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Software Testing is internationally recognised as the essential measurement for those wishing to advance their career within the software testing industry.
The new ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Test Management enables testers to specialise as a test manager. This course leads to the ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Test Management examination which provides essential knowledge and skills for test managers.
The testing skills and knowledge acquired by attending this course are applicable to the wide range of testing challenges that test managers face on complex software testing projects.
On completion of this course attendees will have an advanced knowledge of risk management, test management, test techniques, test coverage, test tools selection and implementation, people skills and test process improvement methodology. Attendees will also be fully prepared, and have the best possible chance to score highly, when sitting the ISEB Practitioner Certification in Test Management examination.
This course is intended for:
- Any test analyst, test team leader or test manager who wishes to advance their knowledge of test management or prepare for the ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Test Management examination.
To attend this course delegates must have successfully passed the ISEB Foundation and Intermediate exams:
- ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
- ISEB Intermediate Certificate in Software Testing
Exams are sat on separate events on dates specified by ISEB, usually scheduled quarterly. Exam cost is £150 + VAT.
The ISEB Practitioner Certificate in Test Management is a two hour exam and consists of six scenario based written questions of which four must be answered. The pass mark is 60%. A score of 80% and above will gain a distinction.
This course has been retired and is no longer available.
Outline Course Contents
- Risk identification
- Risk analysis
- Risk mitigation
- Stakeholder involvement in risk management
- Risk-based testing
- Test policy
- Test strategy
- Test plans
- Test reports
- Test estimation
- Test monitoring and control
- Incident management
Test techniques, test types and test coverage selection
- Static testing
- Static analysis
- Structure-based testing
- Specification-based techniques
- Test types
- Experienced-based techniques
Test tool selection and implementation
- Types of test tool
- Tool selection
- Tool implementation
- Individual skills
- Test team organisation
Test process improvement
- Testing Maturity Model (TMM)
- Test Process Improvement (TPI)