Isqi-International Software Quality Institute

The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI GmbH) (German )is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world. Focusing on IT professions, iSQI plays a large role in certifying the know-how of professionals in 40 countries on 6 continents. Three-fourths of the German DAX 30 companies rely on iSQI’s expertise.

The iSQI “Certified” program includes internationally recognized standards for Requirements Engineering, Software Test, Secure Software Engineering, Software Architecture, Project–, Innovation– and Configuration Management as well as Quality Assurance, RFID Management and the certification of ISO 15504 SPICE Assessors.

iSQI’s ISO 9001 compliance is the independently confirmed guarantee for its business partners that all contracts are fulfilled in a secure and high-quality manner. Its ISO 17024 compliant certification processes meet all strict requirements in the day-to-day business practice.

iSQI examinations are supported by a global network of accredited training providers. Their expertise in education assists professionals in polishing their knowledge and skills for the certification exams.

Headquartered in Germany, iSQI has entered into more than 100 global partnerships and projects. It collaborates actively in international organizations such as the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The Institute’s efforts aim at establishing improved industry standards by combining industry input and research findings.

Moreover, iSQI assembles professionals by regularly hosting international conferences. These platforms for experts from the industry and academia foster experience exchanges and business development as well as advancements towards software quality engineering as a matured discipline.

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Course : ISTQB - Certified Tester Advanced Level - Test Manager


There are two options to attend to this course:

With Certification:

At least 4 years experience in SW development or SW test Of which:
2 years in Test Management, Project Lead, Test Methodology or
Test Process Improvement roles (combinations are allowed)

Basic diploma of Foundation level

Proven experience in testing - Employees - employer letter, Independents
- a letter from the customers

Document "Code of Ethics" Sign

Without certification:

At least 4 years experience in SW development or SW test Of which:
2 years in Test Management, Project Lead, Test Methodology or
Test Process Improvement roles (combinations are allowed).


Define the overall testing goals and strategy for the systems being

Plan, schedule and track the tasks

Describe and organize the necessary activities

Select, acquire and assign the adequate resources to the tasks

Select, organize and lead testing teams

Organize the communication between the members of the testing teams,
and between the testing teams and all the other stakeholders

Justify the decisions and provide adequate reporting information where


Introduction to Test Manager syllabus

Basic Aspects of Software Testing

Testing in the Software Lifecycle

Specific Systems

Metrics & Measurement

Testing Processes

Test planning & control

Test implementation & execution

Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting

Test Closure Activities

Test Management

Test Management Documentation

Test Plan Documentation

Test Estimation

Scheduling Test Planning

Test Progress Monitoring & Control

Business Value of Testing

Distributed, Outsourced & Insourced Testing

Risks-Based Testing

Introduction to Risk Based Testing

Risk Management

Risk Management in the Lifecycle

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis

Test Management issues


The Principles of Reviews

Introducing Reviews

Success Factors for Reviews

Incident Management

Standards & Test Process Improvement

Improving the Test Processes

Test Tools & Automation

Test Tool Concepts

Test Tool Categories

People Skills – Team Composition

Individual Skills

Test Team Dynamics

Fitting Testing Within an Organization



Certified Tester Foundation Level - ISTQB


Explain the reasons for maintenance testing and how maintenance testing
differs from progression (new application) testing

Understand the value, importance and use of static techniques and
static analysis, and the difference between static and dynamic

Explain the phases, roles and responsibilities of a typical formal
review, and contrast different types of reviews

Understand the key success factors for a successful review

Understand and perform a quality risk analysis to serve as the basis
for testing, using the factors of probability and impact to
determine the level of risk

Experience writing test designs, cases, and procedures, relate them
to each other, and trace these items to the test basis

Explain the characteristics, differences, and reasons for specification-based
(black box), structure-based (white box), and experience-based

Write test cases using equivalence partitioning, boundary value analysis,
decision tables, and state transition diagrams, understanding
the main purpose of each technique and what sufficiency
of coverage is for each technique

Write and measure test cases using control-flow test design techniques
like coverage, statement and decision coverage

Understand the factors that influence the selection of appropriate
test design techniques

Explain the importance of independent testing team within the organization,
but also the disadvantages of it

Know the tasks of typical test leader and test engineer

Understand, use and interpret common metrics to monitor test preparation
and execution

Explain how configuration management supports testing

Know typical and potential risks for testing

Differentiate between project and quality (product) risks

Write a good bug report, with the proper content

Know the different types of test tools, including programmers’ test

Explain different scripting techniques for test execution tools, including
data driven and keyword driven

Know the potential benefits and risks of test automation

Tips on Introducing a tool into an organization

** Topics**



Why is testing necessary

Software systems context

Causes of SW defects

Role of Testing in software development

What is testing

General testing principles

Fundamental test process

Test planning and control

Test Analysis and design

Test implementation and execution

Evaluating exit criteria and reporting

Test closure activities

Psychology of testing

Testing throughout the life cycle

Software development models


Iterative development models

Testing throughout the lifecycle

Test levels

Component Testing

Integration Testing

System Testing

Acceptance Testing

Test types: the targets of testing

Testing of function

Testing of software product characteristics

Testing of software structure/architecture

Testing related to changes

Maintenance testing

Static techniques

Reviews and the test process

Review process

Phases of formal reviews

Phases of formal reviews

Types of reviews

Success factors for review

Static analysis by tools – go through the objectives of static analysis
tools, recognize their benefits and be familiar with static
analysis typical defects

Test Design Techniques

Identifying test conditions and designing test cases

Categories of test design techniques – explain the differences between
white box, black box and experienced based techniques

Specification-based or black box techniques

Equivalence partitioning

Boundary Values Analysis

Decision table testing

State transition testing

Use case testing

Structure-based or white box techniques, including

Statement testing and coverage

Decision testing and coverage

Other structure-based techniques

Experience-based techniques

Exploratory testing

Error Guessing

Choosing test techniques

System factors that influence on selecting test technique

Test management

Test organization

Test organization and independence

Tasks of the test leader and testers

Test planning and estimation

Test planning

Test planning activities

Exit criteria

Test estimation

Test approaches

Test progress monitoring and control

The difference between monitoring and control

Test progress monitoring objectives

Test reporting fundamentals

Configuration management

Risk and testing

Project and product risks

Risk factors

Incident or bug management

Incident logging

Good bug reporting

Defect tracking lifecycle

Tool support for testing

Types of test tools

Test tool classification

Tool support for management of testing and tests

Tool support for static testing

Tool support for test specification

Tool support for test execution and logging

Tool support for performance and monitoring

Tool support for specific application areas

Tool support using other tools

Effective use of tools, potential benefits and risks

Introducing a tool into an organization

Course Dates, Venue & Timings:

Sl.No. State City Batch1-Date Batch1-Date Batch2-Date Batch2-Date Batch3-Date Batch3-Date Batch4-Date Batch4-Date Venue Contact
01 AP Hyderabad 2-May'11 6-May'11 7-JUN'11 10-JUN'11 2-JUL'11 6-JUL'11 2-Aug'11 6-Aug'11 Flat 617, Annapurna block, Aditya enclave, Ameerpet, Hyd-16 Jason-91-40-64568797
02 Delhi Delhi/Gurgaon/Noida 24-Apr'11 25-Apr'11 28-May'11 29-May'11 25-JUN'11 26-JUN'11 23-JUL'11 24-JUL'11 Orange Business services, Equant Solutions IndiaPvt. Ltd, Tower B, 8th Floor, DLF Infinity Tower -Phase II, DLF Cybercity, Sector 25, Gurgaon -122002, India Arun : 9810 328046
03 Karnataka Bangalore 7-May'11 8-May'11 4-JUN'11 5-JUN'11 2-JUL'11 3-JUL'11 6-Aug'11 7-Aug'11 DBS House 26, Cunningham Road ,Opp Indian Express Building, Bangalore - 560 052 Vijay : 96636 06107
04 Maharashtra Mumbai 21-May'11 22-May'11 18-JUN'11 19-JUN'11 16-JUL'11 17-JUL'11 20-Aug'11 21-Aug'11 DBS Heritage,Prescot Road,Opp. Cathedral Sr. School,Fort, Mumbai 400001. DBS Heritage (From Airport instruct the car / cab driver to drive to Fort, Fashion Street. It’s near Siddharth College, Budha Bhavan. Also there are schools like J. P. Pettit School & Cathedral Sr. School Mr.Vasudev
05 Maharashtra Pune 30-Apr'11 1-May'11 2-JUN'11 3-JUN'11 30-JUL'11 31-JUL'11 2-Aug'11 3-Aug'11 Hotel Raviraj , Deccan Gymkhana Mr.sameer
06 Tamilnadu Chennai 14-May'11 15-May'11 11-JUN'11 12-JUN'11 9-JUL'11 10-JUL'11 13-Aug'11 14-Aug'11 DBS House 31A, Cathedral Garden Rd ,Between Hotel Palmgrove and Valluvarkottam Nugambakkam,Chennai - 600034 Mr.Solomon
07 Westbengal Kolkata 30-Apr'11 1-May'11 2-JUN'11 3-JUN'11 30-JUL'11 31-JUL'11 2-Aug'11 3-Aug'11 DBS House 10/2, Hungerford Street,Opp. Exit Gate of Saturday Club,Kolkata - 700017 Mr.Sandeep
08 Kerala Trivandrum 21-May'11 22-May'11 18-JUN'11 19-JUN'11 16-JUL'11 17-JUL'11 20-Aug'11 21-Aug'11 DBS center Mr.Manoj
09 Kerala Cochin 24-Apr'11 25-Apr'11 28-May'11 29-May'11 25-JUN'11 26-JUN'11 23-JUL'11 24-JUL'11 DBS center Mr.Manoj
10 Tamilnadu Coimbatore 7-May'11 8-May'11 4-JUN'11 5-JUN'11 2-JUL'11 3-JUL'11 6-Aug'11 7-Aug'11 DBS center Mr.Balaji
11 Gujarat Baroda 2-May'11 6-May'11 7-JUN'11 10-JUN'11 2-JUL'11 6-JUL'11 2-Aug'11 6-Aug'11 DBS House Mr.Alok
12 Gujarat Ahmedabad 14-May'11 15-May'11 11-JUN'11 12-JUN'11 9-JUL'11 10-JUL'11 13-Aug'11 14-Aug'11 DBS center Mr.Alok

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