Introduction to Software Testing Training

Level: Foundation
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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.

Key Features of this Introduction Software Testing Training:

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

You Will Learn How To:

  • 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


CPE 17 Credits

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  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • After-course instructor coaching benefit
  • Learning Tree end-of-course exam included
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Software Testing Course Information

  • Certification Preparation

    • 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

Software Testing Course Outline

  • Fundamentals of Software Testing

    • 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
  • Ensuring Testing throughout the Software Life Cycle

    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
  • Implementing Static Analysis and Techniques

    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
  • Leveraging Test–Design Techniques

    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
  • Test Management

    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
  • Adopting Test Support Tools

    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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