Introduction to Testing — A 1 day course
This course has been retired. Please review the Software Testing portfolio for available courses.
This course provides an introduction to software testing. It not only gives the delegate an excellent insight into what software testing involves, but also how they can approach testing applications when back in their working environment.
The objectives of this course are:
- To provide a foundation in formal software testing principles and techniques for all those who need to know how to test software systems
- To provide an understanding of different development life cycle models and the role of testing
- To identify the key testing phases and their characteristics
- To cover the key aspects of producing test cases
- To identify key differences between the relative priorities of testing traditional systems and internet based systems
- To enable the attendee to start testing within a project
This course is intended for users, business analysts, test analysts and developers who want a basic understanding of testing and the test process.
Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices
A schedule of dates for this subject is not currently available. Please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.
Introduction and the need for testing: why do we test?
- Testing and Risk
- Testing and Quality
- Testing Standards
- Errors, Faults, Failures and Bugs
- Introduction to static and dynamic testing
- Black box and white box testing - equivalence partitioning, boundary value analysis, statement testing, branch/decision testing, ad hoc testing and error guessing
- Non-functional testing
The testing process and life cycle models
- The V-model
- Stages of testing
The test environment
The impact of e-business
Where do we go from here?
- Attributes of a good tester
- How do we improve?