Managing User Acceptance Testing — A 1 day course

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User acceptance testing is the critical final quality gate before a system is implemented. It is the responsibility of the user acceptance test team to ensure that not only does the system meet the business objectives, but that all previous testing phases have been carried out so that the business can be confident that the system will deliver what is required.

This workshop prepares attendees in how to plan and manage user acceptance testing. It emphasises how the test process integrates with the system development life cycle and the critical role that user acceptance testing fulfils. With an emphasis on putting theory into practice, this course is highly practical. Following the test planning process described in the workshop, attendees will produce and present a test plan.


On completion of this course, attendees will:


Introduction to user acceptance testing

Risk-based testing

The system development life cycle

The user acceptance testing process

Testing techniques

Test execution and the test environment

Developing resource requirements

Test estimation

Test monitoring, test reporting and test control

Test closure

Suitable For

Anyone responsible for, or involved in managing user acceptance testing. Anyone wishing to understand the role of user acceptance testing within the systems development life cycle.


There are no specific prerequisites for this course, however, attendees with no previous experience may wish to consider the courses: Testing Basics, User Acceptance Testing or the ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level prior to attending this course.