Certified Software Testing Manager – CSTM®

Posted on: December 28, 2017, by :

Certified Software Testing Manager [CSTM®] Software Testing Certifications

Exam Code : CSTM®

About CSTM® Certification

The Certified Software Testing Manager (CSTM)® certification establishes a worldwide standard for the assessment of the capabilities and competencies of software testing professionals that are working at, or soon will work at, the software testing management level.

Acquiring the designation of CSTM® indicates a level of professional competence in both the principles and practices of software testing, demonstrating the skills and capabilities necessary to manage the software test function. The CSTM® certification provides IT upper management a necessary tool to predict the likelihood of success of individuals applying for management level positions. The CSTM®certification also provides the IT professional with an objective assessment of their management skills.

The CSTM® Certification was developed based on the Test Management Body of Knowledge (TMBOK) to fill the gap in the management skills required by test managers and test leads to effectively manage the test process, the test project and the test organization. Specifically, CSTM® aims at the following objectives:

  • Help individuals develop their test management skills through formal education
  • Establish a common skill set for software test managers and test leads based on a well-defined Test Management Body of Knowledge
  • Create a pool of qualified software test managers
  • Prepare test professionals, especially those who achieved Master Level Certification, for management and lead positions in software testing projects
  • Provide professional recognition and career enhancement for those who manage test projects
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