Introduction to Software Testing Training

Course 1830

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course $2,745
  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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  • Nov 30 - Dec 2 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EST
    Herndon, VA or Virtual
  • Mar 29 - 31 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Ottawa or Virtual
  • May 31 - Jun 2 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Herndon, VA or Virtual
  • Sep 6 - 8 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM EDT
    Ottawa or Virtual

Attend this Software Testing training course and gain a thorough understanding of testing approaches that can be integrated into the software life cycle. Through substantial practical exercises, you learn to implement static analysis, leverage test-design techniques, and structure testing methods into your work processes to properly design functional and maintainable products.

  • This course covers multiple domains on the ISTQB Foundation certification exam
  • If you are interested in achieving the ISTQB Foundation certification and becoming a certified tester, see Course 316, ISTQB Certified Tester: Achieving Foundation Certification

Introduction to Software Testing Training Delivery Methods

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included

Introduction to Software Testing Training Course Benefits

  • Apply general software testing principles and fundamental test processes
  • Implement test levels and types to various software development models
  • Conduct static techniques using proper roles, responsibilities, and tools
  • Manage tests, including planning and estimating

Software Testing Course Outline

  • Assessing the goals of testing
  • Identifying causes of software defects
  • Organizing testing processes
  • Planning
  • Controlling
  • Analyzing
  • Designing
  • Implementing and executing
  • Evaluating exit criteria and reporting

Key objectives of testing

  • Defining the inspection process
  • Implementing test levels
  • Component
  • Integration
  • System
  • Acceptance

Recognizing key concepts in maintenance testing

  • Identifying reasons for maintenance testing
  • Performing maintenance testing

Comparing the four test types

  • Functional
  • Nonfunctional
  • Structural
  • Retesting

Application of testing techniques

  • Defining roles and responsibilities
  • Comparing formal and informal reviews
  • Identifying defects revealed in Static Testing
  • Discussing the types of review

Formal Review Process

  • Planning and Preparing for Inspection
  • Developing Successful Reviews
  • Correcting defects and obtaining approval

Differentiating various "specifications"

  • Evaluating test design
  • Creating test cases
  • Testing procedure

Applying specification–based techniques

  • Equivalence partitioning
  • State transition
  • Boundary value analysis
  • Use case
  • Decision table

Utilizing structure–based techniques

  • Statement
  • Decision
  • Condition

Deploying experience–based knowledge

  • Detecting problems based on intuition
  • Leveraging experience and knowledge

The importance of a test policy

  • Defining goals and objectives
  • Assigning roles and responsibilities

Structuring a test plan

  • Writing a test plan
  • Identifying objectives
  • Assessing the entry and exit criteria
  • Assigning appropriate resources
  • Resolving defects

Interpreting a test summary report

  • Evaluating summary report content
  • Applying common metrics

Managing incidents

  • Recording issues
  • Analyzing defects
  • Closing the incident

Addressing project and product risks

  • Contractual
  • Organizational
  • Technical
  • Assess
  • Determine
  • Implement

Classifying different types of test tools

  • Test management
  • Static testing
  • Testing plan and report specification
  • Executing and logging

Introducing a tool into an organization

  • Recognizing potential benefits and risks
  • Considering special circumstances

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