Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level

Certified Tester—Foundation Level Training - An ISTQB® Accredited Course

Accredited training for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level (CTFL) certification. Find out what it takes to be a successful software tester and learn about the relationship of testing to development, test levels, black-box test methods, white-box testing, exploratory testing, and more.

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Feb 27Mar 01, 2017
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The ASTQB exam fee is an additional $250 (USA) and the CSTB Exam is an additional $300 (Canada). This fee is included in Public course registrations for your convenience.

 Click the demo button to experience our eLearning module  

Description
  • Fundamentals of software testing—key concepts, context, risk, goals, process, and people issues
  • Lifecycle testing—relationship of testing to development, including different models, verification and validation, and types of testing
  • Test levels—system, acceptance, unit, and integration testing
  • Test design techniques—black-box test methods, white-box testing, and exploratory testing
  • Static testing—reviews, inspections, and static analysis tools
  • Test management—team organization, key roles and responsibilities, test approach and planning, configuration management, defect classification and tracking, test reporting
  • Testing tools—selection, benefits, risks, and classifications

Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in software testing? Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level (CTFL) exam.

The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a non-proprietary organization that has granted more than 450,000 certifications in more than 100 countries around the globe. Certification demonstrates a knowledge of software testing and is based on a Body of Knowledge and examination guidelines that are applied consistently across the world. This program is the only internationally-accepted certification for software testing accredited through its network of national boards. Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an ISTQB-accredited course that prepares you for the CTFL (Certified Tester—Foundation Level) exam.

CTFL certification is designed for software professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of testing—test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and developers—as well as those who need a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, development managers, business analysts, IT directors, and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Level Core certificate are also eligible to continue on to advanced-level software testing qualifications and to qualify their competencies in agile testing.

Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level goes above and beyond the ISTQB syllabus, giving you practical knowledge you can apply now. In addition to the fundamentals of software testing, you will also learn about the relationship of testing to development, test levels, black-box test methods, white-box testing, exploratory testing, static analysis tools, and configuration management. Gain the basic skills required of a software test professional and learn how testing fits into software development. Find out what it takes to be a successful software tester and how testing can add significant value to software development projects.

Who Should Attend?
This course is appropriate for individuals who recently entered the testing field and those currently seeking ISTQB® certification in software testing (CTFL). Common job functions include testers, test engineers, QA professionals, test managers, project leaders, quality analysts, and more.

Exam Guarantee
Course registrants who do not pass the exam within 60 days of completing either the online or public course will be provided 45 days of free access to our online eSoftware Tester Certification—Foundation Level course for additional learning.

Click here to download the ISTQB® Foundation Level Syllabus
Click Here to download the ISTQB® Advanced Level Syllabus

Course Outline

Fundamentals of Software Testing
Software context—Why does software fail?
Principles, scope, and focus of testing
Debugging vs. testing
Understanding risk
Identifying and analyzing project and product risks
Goals of testing
Basic testing process
Test psychology—viewpoints on testing

Testing Throughout Software Development
Testing and development
Early testing
Models and testing
The “V” model
Verification and validation
Test levels—unit, integration, system, acceptance
Understanding regression testing
Understanding test types

Static Techniques
What is static testing?
Reviews, inspections, walkthroughs, etc.
General review process
Common types of reviews
Roles and responsibilities in reviews
Success factors for reviews
Limits of reviews
Understanding static analysis tools

Test Design Techniques
Overview of test design and the design approach
Documentation decisions
Types of test design techniques
Human/experience-based methods
Black-box (functional) techniques
White-box (structural) techniques
Experience-based techniques
Selecting the appropriate test technique

Test Management
Team organization
Roles and responsibilities
Understanding the test manager
Understanding the tester
Test planning and strategy
Configuration management and testing
Defect/incident classification and management

Tool Support for Testing
Selection process
Introduction
Benefits
Risks and concerns
Classifications

Class Schedule
Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.
 
At the conclusion of the course, the ISTQB® Certified–Foundation Level exam will be given. The exam process begins at 3:30 p.m. on the third day of the course.
The ISTQB® Certified–Foundation Level certification exam is independently administered by the American Software Testing Qualifications Board, Inc. (ASTQB) or the Canadian Software Testing Board (CSTB) depending upon course location. To learn more about this certification program or to download the syllabus, visit www.astqb.org or www.cstb.ca.
Disclaimer
• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Continental breakfasts and refreshment breaks
• Lunches
• Letter of completion
Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Jan 31Feb 02, 2017
Jan 31Feb 02, 2017
Philadelphia
Feb 07Feb 09, 2017
Feb 07Feb 09, 2017
San Francisco
Feb 21Feb 23, 2017
Feb 21Feb 23, 2017
Houston
Feb 21Feb 23, 2017
Feb 21Feb 23, 2017
Denver
Feb 27Mar 01, 2017
Feb 27Mar 01, 2017
Atlanta
Feb 28Mar 02, 2017
Feb 28Mar 02, 2017
Tampa
Mar 06Mar 08, 2017
Mar 06Mar 08, 2017
San Diego
Mar 07Mar 09, 2017
Mar 07Mar 09, 2017
Toronto
Mar 28Mar 30, 2017
Mar 28Mar 30, 2017
Cincinnati

The ASTQB exam fee is an additional $250 (USA) and the CSTB Exam is an additional $300 (Canada). This fee is included in Public course registrations for your convenience.

 Click the demo button to experience our eLearning module  

Price: $2,245 USD Course Duration: 3 Days
Description
  • Fundamentals of software testing—key concepts, context, risk, goals, process, and people issues
  • Lifecycle testing—relationship of testing to development, including different models, verification and validation, and types of testing
  • Test levels—system, acceptance, unit, and integration testing
  • Test design techniques—black-box test methods, white-box testing, and exploratory testing
  • Static testing—reviews, inspections, and static analysis tools
  • Test management—team organization, key roles and responsibilities, test approach and planning, configuration management, defect classification and tracking, test reporting
  • Testing tools—selection, benefits, risks, and classifications

Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in software testing? Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level (CTFL) exam.

The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a non-proprietary organization that has granted more than 450,000 certifications in more than 100 countries around the globe. Certification demonstrates a knowledge of software testing and is based on a Body of Knowledge and examination guidelines that are applied consistently across the world. This program is the only internationally-accepted certification for software testing accredited through its network of national boards. Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an ISTQB-accredited course that prepares you for the CTFL (Certified Tester—Foundation Level) exam.

CTFL certification is designed for software professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of testing—test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and developers—as well as those who need a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, development managers, business analysts, IT directors, and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Level Core certificate are also eligible to continue on to advanced-level software testing qualifications and to qualify their competencies in agile testing.

Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level goes above and beyond the ISTQB syllabus, giving you practical knowledge you can apply now. In addition to the fundamentals of software testing, you will also learn about the relationship of testing to development, test levels, black-box test methods, white-box testing, exploratory testing, static analysis tools, and configuration management. Gain the basic skills required of a software test professional and learn how testing fits into software development. Find out what it takes to be a successful software tester and how testing can add significant value to software development projects.

Who Should Attend?
This course is appropriate for individuals who recently entered the testing field and those currently seeking ISTQB® certification in software testing (CTFL). Common job functions include testers, test engineers, QA professionals, test managers, project leaders, quality analysts, and more.

Exam Guarantee
Course registrants who do not pass the exam within 60 days of completing either the online or public course will be provided 45 days of free access to our online eSoftware Tester Certification—Foundation Level course for additional learning.

Click here to download the ISTQB® Foundation Level Syllabus
Click Here to download the ISTQB® Advanced Level Syllabus

Course Outline

Fundamentals of Software Testing
Software context—Why does software fail?
Principles, scope, and focus of testing
Debugging vs. testing
Understanding risk
Identifying and analyzing project and product risks
Goals of testing
Basic testing process
Test psychology—viewpoints on testing
Testing Throughout Software Development
Testing and development
Early testing
Models and testing
The “V” model
Verification and validation
Test levels—unit, integration, system, acceptance
Understanding regression testing
Understanding test types
Static Techniques
What is static testing?
Reviews, inspections, walkthroughs, etc.
General review process
Common types of reviews
Roles and responsibilities in reviews
Success factors for reviews
Limits of reviews
Understanding static analysis tools

Test Design Techniques
Overview of test design and the design approach
Documentation decisions
Types of test design techniques
Human/experience-based methods
Black-box (functional) techniques
White-box (structural) techniques
Experience-based techniques
Selecting the appropriate test technique
Test Management
Team organization
Roles and responsibilities
Understanding the test manager
Understanding the tester
Test planning and strategy
Configuration management and testing
Defect/incident classification and management
Tool Support for Testing
Selection process
Introduction
Benefits
Risks and concerns
Classifications

Class Schedule

Sign-In/Registration 7:30–8:30am
Morning Session 8:30am–12:00pm
Lunch 12:00–1:00pm
Afternoon Session 1:00–5:00pm
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.
 
At the conclusion of the course, the ISTQB® Certified–Foundation Level exam will be given. The exam process begins at 3:30 p.m. on the third day of the course.
The ISTQB® Certified–Foundation Level certification exam is independently administered by the American Software Testing Qualifications Board, Inc. (ASTQB) or the Canadian Software Testing Board (CSTB) depending upon course location. To learn more about this certification program or to download the syllabus, visit www.astqb.org or www.cstb.ca.

Disclaimer

• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Continental breakfasts and refreshment breaks
• Lunches
• Letter of completion

Instructors
Dale Perry
TechWell Corp.
Claire Lohr
Lohr Systems
Rick Craig
TechWell Corp.
Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Jan 30Feb 03, 2017
Jan 30Feb 03, 2017
Desktop

The ASTQB exam fee is an additional $250 (USA) and the CSTB Exam is an additional $300 (Canada). This fee is included in Public course registrations for your convenience.

 Click the demo button to experience our eLearning module  

Price: $2,245 USD Course Duration: 5 Days
Description
  • Fundamentals of software testing—key concepts, context, risk, goals, process, and people issues
  • Lifecycle testing—relationship of testing to development, including different models, verification and validation, and types of testing
  • Test levels—system, acceptance, unit, and integration testing
  • Test design techniques—black-box test methods, white-box testing, and exploratory testing
  • Static testing—reviews, inspections, and static analysis tools
  • Test management—team organization, key roles and responsibilities, test approach and planning, configuration management, defect classification and tracking, test reporting
  • Testing tools—selection, benefits, risks, and classifications

Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in software testing? Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level (CTFL) exam.

The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a non-proprietary organization that has granted more than 450,000 certifications in more than 100 countries around the globe. Certification demonstrates a knowledge of software testing and is based on a Body of Knowledge and examination guidelines that are applied consistently across the world. This program is the only internationally-accepted certification for software testing accredited through its network of national boards. Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an ISTQB-accredited course that prepares you for the CTFL (Certified Tester—Foundation Level) exam.

CTFL certification is designed for software professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of testing—test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and developers—as well as those who need a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, development managers, business analysts, IT directors, and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Level Core certificate are also eligible to continue on to advanced-level software testing qualifications and to qualify their competencies in agile testing.

Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level goes above and beyond the ISTQB syllabus, giving you practical knowledge you can apply now. In addition to the fundamentals of software testing, you will also learn about the relationship of testing to development, test levels, black-box test methods, white-box testing, exploratory testing, static analysis tools, and configuration management. Gain the basic skills required of a software test professional and learn how testing fits into software development. Find out what it takes to be a successful software tester and how testing can add significant value to software development projects.

Who Should Attend?
This course is appropriate for individuals who recently entered the testing field and those currently seeking ISTQB® certification in software testing (CTFL). Common job functions include testers, test engineers, QA professionals, test managers, project leaders, quality analysts, and more.

Exam Guarantee
Course registrants who do not pass the exam within 60 days of completing either the online or public course will be provided 45 days of free access to our online eSoftware Tester Certification—Foundation Level course for additional learning.

Click here to download the ISTQB® Foundation Level Syllabus
Click Here to download the ISTQB® Advanced Level Syllabus

Course Outline

Fundamentals of Software Testing
Software context—Why does software fail?
Principles, scope, and focus of testing
Debugging vs. testing
Understanding risk
Identifying and analyzing project and product risks
Goals of testing
Basic testing process
Test psychology—viewpoints on testing

Testing Throughout Software Development
Testing and development
Early testing
Models and testing
The “V” model
Verification and validation
Test levels—unit, integration, system, acceptance
Understanding regression testing
Understanding test types

Static Techniques
What is static testing?
Reviews, inspections, walkthroughs, etc.
General review process
Common types of reviews
Roles and responsibilities in reviews
Success factors for reviews
Limits of reviews
Understanding static analysis tools

Test Design Techniques
Overview of test design and the design approach
Documentation decisions
Types of test design techniques
Human/experience-based methods
Black-box (functional) techniques
White-box (structural) techniques
Experience-based techniques
Selecting the appropriate test technique

Test Management
Team organization
Roles and responsibilities
Understanding the test manager
Understanding the tester
Test planning and strategy
Configuration management and testing
Defect/incident classification and management

Tool Support for Testing
Selection process
Introduction
Benefits
Risks and concerns
Classifications

Class Schedule
Day 1: 12:30pm-4:30pm ET/9:30am-1:30pm PT
Day 2: 12:30pm-4:30pm ET/9:30am-1:30pm PT
Day 3: 12:30pm-4:30pm ET/9:30am-1:30pm PT
Day 4: 12:30pm-4:30pm ET/9:30am-1:30pm PT
Day 5: 12:30pm-4:30pm ET/9:30am-1:30pm PT
Disclaimer
  • Easy course access: Attend training right from your computer and easily connect your audio via computer or phone. You can access your training course quickly and easily and can participate freely.
  • Live, expert instruction: See and hear your instructor presenting the course materials and answering your questions in real-time.
  • Valuable course materials: Our live-virtual training uses the same valuable course materials as our classroom training. Students will have direct access to the course materials.
  • Hands-on exercises: An essential component to any learning experience is applying what you have learned. Using the latest technology, your instructor can provide students with hands-on exercises, group activities, and breakout sessions.
  • Real-time communication: Communicate real-time directly with the instructor. Ask questions, provide comments, and participate in the class discussions.
  • Peer interaction: Networking with peers has always been a valuable part of any classroom training. Live-virtual training gives you the opportunity to interact with and learn from the other attendees during breakout sessions, course lecture, and Q&A.
  • Convenient schedule: Course instruction is divided into modules no longer than three hours per day. This schedule makes it easy for you to get the training you need without taking days out of the office and setting aside projects.
  • Small class size: Live-virtual courses are limited to the same small class sizes as our instructor-led training. This provides you with the opportunity for personal interaction with the instructor.
Instructors
Mike_Sowers
TechWell Corp.
Conrad Fujimoto
Intellectica Systems Inc.
Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Call to Schedule
Anytime
Your Desktop

The ASTQB exam fee is an additional $250 (USA) and the CSTB Exam is an additional $300 (Canada). This fee is included in Public course registrations for your convenience.

 Click the demo button to experience our eLearning module  

Price: $1,095 USD
Description
  • Fundamentals of software testing—key concepts, context, risk, goals, process, and people issues
  • Lifecycle testing—relationship of testing to development, including different models, verification and validation, and types of testing
  • Test levels—system, acceptance, unit, and integration testing
  • Test design techniques—black-box test methods, white-box testing, and exploratory testing
  • Static testing—reviews, inspections, and static analysis tools
  • Test management—team organization, key roles and responsibilities, test approach and planning, configuration management, defect classification and tracking, test reporting
  • Testing tools—selection, benefits, risks, and classifications

Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in software testing? Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level (CTFL) exam.

The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a non-proprietary organization that has granted more than 450,000 certifications in more than 100 countries around the globe. Certification demonstrates a knowledge of software testing and is based on a Body of Knowledge and examination guidelines that are applied consistently across the world. This program is the only internationally-accepted certification for software testing accredited through its network of national boards. Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an ISTQB-accredited course that prepares you for the CTFL (Certified Tester—Foundation Level) exam.

CTFL certification is designed for software professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of testing—test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and developers—as well as those who need a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, development managers, business analysts, IT directors, and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Level Core certificate are also eligible to continue on to advanced-level software testing qualifications and to qualify their competencies in agile testing.

Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level goes above and beyond the ISTQB syllabus, giving you practical knowledge you can apply now. In addition to the fundamentals of software testing, you will also learn about the relationship of testing to development, test levels, black-box test methods, white-box testing, exploratory testing, static analysis tools, and configuration management. Gain the basic skills required of a software test professional and learn how testing fits into software development. Find out what it takes to be a successful software tester and how testing can add significant value to software development projects.

Who Should Attend?
This course is appropriate for individuals who recently entered the testing field and those currently seeking ISTQB® certification in software testing (CTFL). Common job functions include testers, test engineers, QA professionals, test managers, project leaders, quality analysts, and more.

Exam Guarantee
Course registrants who do not pass the exam within 60 days of completing either the online or public course will be provided 45 days of free access to our online eSoftware Tester Certification—Foundation Level course for additional learning.

Click here to download the ISTQB® Foundation Level Syllabus
Click Here to download the ISTQB® Advanced Level Syllabus

Course Outline

Self-Paced Course Outline
Introduction
Fundamentals of software testing
Software context—Why does software fail?
Principles, scope, and focus of testing
Debugging vs. testing
Understanding risk
Identifying and analyzing project and product risks
Goals of testing
Basic testing process
Test psychology—viewpoints on testing

Testing throughout Software Development
Testing and development
Early testing
Models and testing
The “V” model
Verification and validation
Test levels—unit, integration, system, acceptance
Understanding regression testing
Understanding test types

Static Techniques
What is static testing?
Reviews, inspections, walkthroughs, etc.
General review process
Common types of reviews
Roles and responsibilities in reviews
Success factors for reviews
Limits of reviews
Understanding static analysis tools

Test Design Techniques
Overview of test design and the design approach
Documentation decisions
Types of test design techniques
Human/experience-based methods
Black-box (functional) techniques
White-box (structural) techniques
Experience-based techniques
Selecting the appropriate test technique

Test Management
Team organization
Roles and responsibilities
Understanding the test manager
Understanding the tester
Test planning and strategy
Configuration management and testing
Defect/incident classification and management

Tool Support for Testing
Selection process
Introduction
Benefits
Risks and concerns
Classifications

Disclaimer
  • Access to expert test consultants and administrator
  • Powerful multi-media format which includes course materials
  • Interactive exercises
  • Letter of completion
Dates
Mode
Location
Event
Venue
Call to Schedule
Anytime
Your Location

The ASTQB exam fee is an additional $250 (USA) and the CSTB Exam is an additional $300 (Canada). This fee is included in Public course registrations for your convenience.

 Click the demo button to experience our eLearning module  

Course Duration: 3 Days
Description
  • Fundamentals of software testing—key concepts, context, risk, goals, process, and people issues
  • Lifecycle testing—relationship of testing to development, including different models, verification and validation, and types of testing
  • Test levels—system, acceptance, unit, and integration testing
  • Test design techniques—black-box test methods, white-box testing, and exploratory testing
  • Static testing—reviews, inspections, and static analysis tools
  • Test management—team organization, key roles and responsibilities, test approach and planning, configuration management, defect classification and tracking, test reporting
  • Testing tools—selection, benefits, risks, and classifications

Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in software testing? Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level (CTFL) exam.

The International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) is a non-proprietary organization that has granted more than 450,000 certifications in more than 100 countries around the globe. Certification demonstrates a knowledge of software testing and is based on a Body of Knowledge and examination guidelines that are applied consistently across the world. This program is the only internationally-accepted certification for software testing accredited through its network of national boards. Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an ISTQB-accredited course that prepares you for the CTFL (Certified Tester—Foundation Level) exam.

CTFL certification is designed for software professionals who need to demonstrate practical knowledge of the fundamental concepts of testing—test designers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and developers—as well as those who need a basic understanding of software testing, such as project managers, quality managers, development managers, business analysts, IT directors, and management consultants. Holders of the Foundation Level Core certificate are also eligible to continue on to advanced-level software testing qualifications and to qualify their competencies in agile testing.

Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level goes above and beyond the ISTQB syllabus, giving you practical knowledge you can apply now. In addition to the fundamentals of software testing, you will also learn about the relationship of testing to development, test levels, black-box test methods, white-box testing, exploratory testing, static analysis tools, and configuration management. Gain the basic skills required of a software test professional and learn how testing fits into software development. Find out what it takes to be a successful software tester and how testing can add significant value to software development projects.

Who Should Attend?
This course is appropriate for individuals who recently entered the testing field and those currently seeking ISTQB® certification in software testing (CTFL). Common job functions include testers, test engineers, QA professionals, test managers, project leaders, quality analysts, and more.

Exam Guarantee
Course registrants who do not pass the exam within 60 days of completing either the online or public course will be provided 45 days of free access to our online eSoftware Tester Certification—Foundation Level course for additional learning.

Click here to download the ISTQB® Foundation Level Syllabus
Click Here to download the ISTQB® Advanced Level Syllabus

Course Outline

Fundamentals of Software Testing
Software context—Why does software fail?
Principles, scope, and focus of testing
Debugging vs. testing
Understanding risk
Identifying and analyzing project and product risks
Goals of testing
Basic testing process
Test psychology—viewpoints on testing

Testing Throughout Software Development
Testing and development
Early testing
Models and testing
The “V” model
Verification and validation
Test levels—unit, integration, system, acceptance
Understanding regression testing
Understanding test types

Static Techniques
What is static testing?
Reviews, inspections, walkthroughs, etc.
General review process
Common types of reviews
Roles and responsibilities in reviews
Success factors for reviews
Limits of reviews
Understanding static analysis tools

Test Design Techniques
Overview of test design and the design approach
Documentation decisions
Types of test design techniques
Human/experience-based methods
Black-box (functional) techniques
White-box (structural) techniques
Experience-based techniques
Selecting the appropriate test technique

Test Management
Team organization
Roles and responsibilities
Understanding the test manager
Understanding the tester
Test planning and strategy
Configuration management and testing
Defect/incident classification and management

Tool Support for Testing
Selection process
Introduction
Benefits
Risks and concerns
Classifications

Class Schedule
Sign-In/Registration 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Morning Session 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Lunch 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Times represent the typical daily schedule. Please confirm your schedule at registration.
 
At the conclusion of the course, the ISTQB® Certified–Foundation Level exam will be given. The exam process begins at 3:30 p.m. on the third day of the course.
The ISTQB® Certified–Foundation Level certification exam is independently administered by the American Software Testing Qualifications Board, Inc. (ASTQB) or the Canadian Software Testing Board (CSTB) depending upon course location. To learn more about this certification program or to download the syllabus, visit www.astqb.org or www.cstb.ca.
Disclaimer
• Tuition
• Course notebook
• Letter of completion
Instructors
Dale Perry
TechWell Corp.
Claire Lohr
Lohr Systems
Rick Craig
TechWell Corp.

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