ISTQB Firebrand's Training for ISTQB's Expert Level Test Management Certification - Just 6 Days

Why

What do our customers say?

"The teacher was compentent, fun and did everything for us to learn and then pass the exam"
Susanne Max, Vetvision Software Svenska AB - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Foundation Software Tester (2 days), 21/1/2013 to 22/1/2013

Four reasons why you should sit your ISTQB Expert Level course with Firebrand Training

Find Out How We Help You To Learn New Skills Quickly

  1. You'll be ISTQB Expert Level trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 6-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your ISTQB Expert Level course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass ISTQB Expert Level first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study ISTQB Expert Level with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 68.075 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

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What

On Firebrand's accelerated 6-day course for ISTQB’s Expert Level Test Management certification, you’ll learn advanced skills for creating, implementing and executing software testing activities within your organisation. This will help improve the usability and reliability of software, whilst also reducing software faults.

Using Firebrand's unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique, you'll build in-depth knowledge of testing theory and practice. You'll learn to apply these specialist skills to real-life situations, with extensive opportunities to get hands-on learning during the course.

You'll be immersed in a range of exciting topics including:

  • Test Missions, Policies, Strategies and Goals
  • Managing the Test Team
  • Test Project Evaluation and Reporting
  • Testing Considerations for Domain and Project Factors
  • Evaluating Effectiveness and Efficiency

Firebrand's course will prepare you for the ISTQB Expert Level exam. You'll sit this exam on-site during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee. This accelerated 6-day practical course is suitable for experienced test managers wishing to develop expert knowledge and skills in strategic, operational and resource management of a testing team.

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Introduction

  • The Certified Tester Expert Level in Software Testing certificate explained

Test Missions, Policies, Strategies and Goals

  • Introduction
  • Mission, policy, and metrics of success
  • Test strategies alignment of test policy and test strategy with the organisation

Managing the Test Team

  • Introduction
  • Building the test team
  • Developing the test team
  • Leading the test team

Managing External Relationships

  • Introduction
  • Types of external relationships
  • Contractual issues
  • Communication strategies
  • Integrating from external sources
  • Merging test strategies
  • Verifying quality

Managing Across the Organisation

  • Introduction
  • Advocating the test team
  • Placement of the test team
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Creating and building relationships
  • Advocating quality activities across the organisation
  • Integrating tools across the organisation

Handling ethical issues

  • Introduction
  • Advocating the test team
  • Placement of the test team
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Creating and building relationships
  • Advocating quality activities across the organisation

Project Management Essentials

  • Introduction
  • Project management tasks
  • Project risk management
  • Quality management

Test Project Evaluation and Reporting

  • Introduction
  • Tracking information
  • Evaluating and using information - internal reporting
  • Sharing information - external reporting Managing Across the Organisation
  • Advocating the test team

Testing Considerations for Domain and Project Factors

  • Introduction
  • Test management considerations for lifecycle models
  • Managing partial lifecycle projects
  • Release considerations

Evaluating Effectiveness and Efficiency

  • Introduction
  • Effectiveness, Efficiency and Satisfaction Metrics for the Test Process
  • Effectiveness, Efficiency and Satisfaction Metrics for the Test Policy Objectives
  • Project Retrospectives

Sample paper and review answers

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During your course, you'll sit the following exams to become Expert Level Test Management certified.

  • Part 1 - Strategic Test Management
  • Part 2 - Operational Test Management
  • Part 3 - Managing the Test Team

Duration: all exams are 2 hours 15 minutes long

Format: combination of both multiple choice (35 points) and essay questions (100 points)

Passing Score: you must achieve a minimum of 65% in each exam to pass

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On this course you will receive:

  • Comprehensive Firebrand course materials
  • ISTQB official exam

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 78 79 16 53.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMI, GIAC and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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It is recommended you meet the following prerequisites before attending this course and exam combination:

  • ISTQB Advanced Level Certificate for Test Manager, OR
  • ISEB Practitioner certificate (conditions apply)

In order to achieve the Expert Level certification, you must also have:

  • an appropriate ISTQB Advanced Certificate
  • passed the Expert Level Exam
  • proven at least 5 years of practical testing experience
  • proven at least 2 years of industry experience in the specific Expert Level topic

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call 78 79 16 53 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.

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Reviews

We've currently trained 68.075 students in 12 years. We asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently,
96,69% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:

"This is my 3 course with Firebrand and as usual it has fulfilled my expectations"
Caecilie Jensen, Morild Consult. - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Advanced Test Manager (3 days)

"Intense couple of days, but a good way to learn and only focus on the training."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Foundation Software Tester (2 days) (7/3/2016 to 8/3/2016)

"Yet another course done, and again a good experience."
Jorgen Saugmann. - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Foundation Software Tester (2 days) (7/3/2016 to 8/3/2016)

"Good instructor. A good, concentrated course but also very hard."
Anonymous, Danske Bank - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Advanced Test Manager (3 days) (2/12/2015 to 4/12/2015)

"Accelerated learning is not for all but if you thrive in fast paced learning, concentration for hours on end then I can strongly recommend Firebrand ISTQB Foundation"
Cæcilie Morild , Morild Consult. - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Foundation Software Tester (2 days) (30/11/2015 to 1/12/2015)

"Good approach, good focus on certification."
Przemyslaw Raczka , Nordea. - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Advanced Test Manager (3 days) (9/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Hard but productive."
Anonymous - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Advanced Test Manager (3 days) (9/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Not for the feint hearted but learnt a lot in a week."
Matthew Walker , PA Consulting. - ISTQB Firebrand´s kursus i Foundation & Advanced Test Manager (5 days) (7/9/2015 to 11/9/2015)

"Intesive but accurate teaching method"
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"Good accommodation + facilities to encourage learning."
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"Excellent training course + training material."
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"Hard work - long hours."
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"Enjoyed my time, the course was well explained and useful."
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"I recommend talking the ISTQB Foundation at firebrand. The course is intense, but very good"
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"Wellorganised"
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"The teacher was compentent, fun and did everything for us to learn and then pass the exam"
Susanne Max , Vetvision Software Svenska AB. - ISTQB Firebrands kursus i Foundation Software Tester (2 days) (21/1/2013 to 22/1/2013)

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