Fundamentals of Software Testing

Training Summary
Testing is a critical role in software development that requires special skills and knowledge that are not commonly taught to software developers, business analysts and project managers. This often results in insufficient time and resources being allocated for this important function, and quality suffers—as do the users of the software. Equally important is the need to measure quality quickly and efficiently because limitations in resources and schedules are realities that aren’t going away. Enhancing the professionalism of everyone involved in software testing will make them effective contributors to teams that deliver high, proven-quality software. Fundamentals of Software Testing provides an eye-opening view into this challenging task based on several sources of industry best practice. It provides a complete picture of the testing process, how it fits into the development life cycle, how to properly scope and prioritize testing activities, and what techniques to use for optimal results. Students come away with many ideas that they can apply in their own projects to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of testing efforts.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
2 Days;Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for: • Testers of all types and levels • Other disciplines who perform their own testing or are involved in testing • Quality Assurance Professionals • Test Management • QA Managers • QA Directors • Software Engineers • Business Analysts • Project Managers • IT Specialists (Security, Capacity Management, Networking…) • Business Stakeholders • Outsourcer Staff (Buyers and Suppliers) • Application Development Managers
Course Topics
Introduction and Overview
  • What to Test and How to Test it — The Universal Testing Method
  • Test Case Strategies
  • Common Phases of Testing
  • Approaches to Testing
  • Non-Functional Testing
  • Platform Specialization
  • Test Automation — Bonus Section
  • Behavior Driven Development (BDD) & Test Driven Development (TDD) — Bonus Section
  • Managing Testing Projects

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