ISTQB Test Manager



The content of the training is in accordance with the official ISTQB Syllabus.
What makes ONELITY’s program stand out is that during your training you will explore real case studies from our global projects portfolio. Along with exercises and mock tests, you will explore real and international scale projects that you get solid skills and deep understanding. Success in exams is what naturally follows.Holders of an Advanced certificate are eligible to continue to higher level software testing qualifications, certifying themselves at Expert level.

Who is this program for?

The qualification is aimed at people who have achieved an advanced point in their careers in software testing including:

  • People in roles such as Testers, Test Analysts, Test Engineers, Test Consultants, Test Managers, User Acceptance Testers and Software Developers.
  • Anyone who wants a deep understanding of software testing, such as Project Managers, Quality Managers, Software Development Managers, Business Analysts, IT Directors and Management Consultants.

Class Size

Maximum 5 participants.

Course Language

Please notice that the training and all training material is in English, as the exams are held exclusively in the english language.



Entry Requirements

To be able to participate in an Advanced Level certification, candidates must hold the Foundation Certificate and have sufficient practical experience.


Study Load

The program is built for practitioners with limited available time. Most of the work is carried out during classes. However you might need 12-14hrs to read the syllabus prior the start of the course and 2-3 hrs to reflect on the total material and do some mock tests before the exams.



Training price: 1200€ + 0% VAT*

Examination fee: 200€ 180€ + 24% VAT (Special Onelity price)

* VAT 
exemption on training courses

Special Prices

If you are a student or an unemployed individual don’t hesitate and ask for discounts  &  special prices. Please contact us here for more details.



This program is offered both on-site and online. However if you don’t live at Thessaloniki, nothing stops you from taking advantage of discounted prices and spend a productive weekend in one of the associate hotels. Take advantage of our preferential prices in accommodation from partnerships that we have. Contact us for more information.


Accreditation Info

Each participant receives a certificate of attendance upon the completion of the training.
Participants are not obligated to participate in the examination.
The examination has a duration of 225 min and a minimum score of 65% is required to pass (42/65).
The structure and rules for the ISTQB exams along with a mock test are sent via email to the registered participants prior to the course.


The content of our training is in accordance with the official ISTQB Syllabus. In addition, it includes even more hands-on scenarios, exercises and test exams, ideal for a thorough preparation for the exams.

1.Testing Process
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Test Planning, Monitoring and Control
1.3 Test Analysis
1.4 Test Design
1.5 Test Implementation
1.6 Test Execution
1.7 Evaluating Exit Criteria and Reporting
1.8 Test Closure Activities

2. Test Management
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Test Management in Context
2.3 Risk-Based Testing and Other Approaches for Test Prioritization and Effort Allocation
2.4 Test Documentation and Other Work Products
2.5 Test Estimation
2.6 Defining and Using Test Metrics
2.7 Business Value of Testing
2.8 Distributed, Outsourced, and Insourced Testing
2.9 Managing the Application of Industry Standards

3. Reviews
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Management Reviews and Audits
3.3 Managing Reviews
3.4 Metrics for Reviews
3.5 Managing Formal Reviews

4. Defect Management
4.1 Introduction
4.2 The Defect Lifecycle and the Software Development Lifecycle
4.3 Defect Report Information
4.4 Assessing Process Capability with Defect Report Information

5. Improving the Test Process
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Test Improvement Process
5.3 Improving the Testing Process
5.4 Improving the Testing Process with TMMi
5.5 Improving the Testing Process with TPI Next
5.6 Improving the Testing Process with CTP
5.7 Improving the Testing Process with STEP

6. Test Tools and Automation
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Tool Selection
6.3 Tool Lifecycle
6.4 Tool Metrics

7. People Skills – Team Composition
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Individual Skills
7.3 Test Team Dynamics
7.4 Fitting Testing Within an Organization
7.5 Motivation
7.6 Communication



Maria-Olga Raimondo

qa consultant

Maria-Olga Raimondo has extensive experience as a QA Consultant and Test Engineer in the fields of eCommerce and Internet of Things. Her deep knowledge in testing principles developed from her specialization in Agile testing.


Dimitra Tzika

QA Engineer

Dimitra Tzika has been working as a Quality Assurance and Test Engineer for several years and as result she has acquired working experience in several different models of testing. She has been ISTQB certified on Foundation, Advanced (Test Automation Engineer, Test Manager) and Agile Tester Levels.


Admission Deadline

7 October 2024

Training Dates

14-18 October 2024

Training Mode

Online or on-site (5 Days)
Οnelity offers both on-site and remote courses. When training takes place online, each participant still receives a hard copy of all training material.


Duration is usually 9:00-18:00 with 10 minutes breaks for coffee and an hour break for lunch. The exact schedule is sent via email to the participants a week before training.