If you are considering training for the ISTQB Advanced Test Manager certification, fortunately there are several options open to you, although one training method stands-out way more than the others.
Firstly, you can go down the traditional route of classroom-led training. This is rapidly becoming outdated due to the cost of attending the training, the time missed from work, and also not being able to ask questions after the training has finished. Also, everybody learns in a different way, and so cramming information into a classroom-led course will certainly not suit everyone.
Secondly, a student can study for the ISTQB Advanced Test Manager themselves on their own. This can be achieved by buying a book and then taking the exam at an examination center. While this is probably the most cheapest training method, it is definitely not the most effective. As everyone learns in a different way, simply reading text may not be the best method for the individual. Reading text should only be one part of the training, a student needs a variety of training methods to ensure the material is absorbed correctly. Also, the student with this method is totally isolated and does not have any support.
The last training method for the ISTQB Advanced Test Manager we are going to talk about is distance-learning. This is now regarding as the No.1 training method. Firstly, it allows the student to study at their own pace, and also wherever they choose, at work, at home, traveling etc. Secondly, the cost of distance-learning (or e-learning) is very low, especially when compared to a classroom-led course, some training providers will provide material for all three ISTQB Advanced courses for the price of one. With this training method, you can also be assured that the training content is always up-to-date with the latest examination syllabus, as any good ISTQB Advanced Training Provider will keep the course bang up to date to keep it in-line with any ISTQB Advanced syllabus changes. Also, a good e-learning course will provide a variety of training methods, such as text, video, workshops, exercises and lots of practice exam questions. Lastly, A good ISTQB Advanced Test Manager e-learning Course will provide you with tutor support, so you can get the answers you need throughout your training and ensure you pass the exam first time!