ISTQB Prep course

DELIVERY METHOD Classroom Instructor-led training (CILT)
Online Instructor-led training ( OILT)

COURSE OVERVIEW This course would prepare candidates for ISTQB Certification for Foundation level.

1. Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals of Testing
1.1 Why is Testing Necessary
1.1.1 Software Systems Context
1.1.2 Causes of Software
1.1.3 Role of Testing in Software Development, Maintenance and Operations.
1.1.4 Testing and Quality
1.1.5 How Much Testing is Enough?
1.2 What is Testing?
1.3 Seven Testing Principles
1.4 Fundamental Test Process
1.4.1 Test Planning and Control
1.4.2 Test Analysis and Design
1.4.3 Test Implementation and Execution
1.4.4 Evaluating Exit Criteria and
1.4.5 Test Closure Activities
1.5 The Psychology of Testing
1.6 Code of Ethics (K2)
2. Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle
2.1 Software Development Models
2.1.1 V-model (Sequential Development Model)
2.1.2 Iterative-incremental Development Models
2.1.3 Testing within a Life Cycle Model
2.2.1 Component Testing
2.2.2 Integration Testing
2.2.3 System Testing
2.2.4 Acceptance Testing
2.3 Test Types
2.3.1 Testing of Function (Functional Testing)
2.3.2 Testing of Non-functional Software Characteristics
2.3.3 Testing of Software Structure/Architecture (Structural Testing
2.3.4 Testing Related to Changes: Re-testing and Regression Testing
2.4 Maintenance Testing
3. Static Techniques
3.1 Static Techniques and the Test Process
3.2 Review Process
3.2.1 Activities of a Formal Review
3.2.2 Roles and Responsibilities
3.2.3 Types of Reviews
3.2.4 Success Factors for Reviews
3.3 Static Analysis by
4. Test Design Techniques
4.1 The Test Development Process
4.2 Categories of Test Design Techniques
4.3 Specification-based or Black-box Techniques
4.3.1 Equivalence Partitioning
4.3.2 Boundary Value Analysis
4.3.3 Decision Table Testing
4.3.4 State Transition Testing
4.3.5 Use Case Testing
4.4 Structure-based or White-box Techniques
4.4.1 Statement Testing and Coverage
4.4.2 Decision Testing and Coverage
4.4.3 Other Structure-based Techniques
4.5 Experience-based Techniques
4.6 Choosing Test Techniques
5. Test Management
5.1 Test Organization
5.1.1 Test Organization and Independence
5.1.2 Tasks of the Test Leader and Tester
5.2 Test Planning and Estimation
5.2.1 Test Planning
5.2.2 Test Planning Activities
5.2.3 Entry Criteria
5.2.4 Exit Criteria
5.2.5 Test Estimation
5.2.6 Test Strategy, Test Approach
5.3 Test Progress Monitoring and Control
5.3.1 Test Progress Monitoring
5.3.2 Test Reporting
5.3.3 Test Control
5.4 Configuration Management
5.5 Risk and Testing
5.5.1 Project Risks
5.5.2 Product Risks
5.6 Incident Management
6. Tool Support for Testing
6.1 Types of Test Tools
6.1.1 Understanding the Meaning and Purpose of Tool Support for Testing
6.1.2 Test Tool Classification
6.1.3 Tool Support for Management of Testing and Tests
6.1.4 Tool Support for Static Testing
6.1.5 Tool Support for Test Specification
6.1.6 Tool Support for Test Execution and Logging
6.1.7 Tool Support for Performance and Monitoring
6.1.8 Tool Support for Specific Testing Needs
6.2 Effective Use of Tools: Potential Benefits and Risks
6.2.1 Potential Benefits and Risks of Tool Support for Testing
6.2.2 Special Considerations for Some Types of Tool
6.3 Introducing a Tool into an Organization
7. References
8. Appendix A โ€“ Syllabus Background..
History of this Document .
Objectives of the Foundation Certificate Qualification
Objectives of the International Qualification
Entry Requirements for this Qualification
Background and History of the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing
9. Appendix B โ€“ Learning Objectives/Cognitive Level of Knowledge
Level 1: Remember
Level 2: Understand
Level 3: Apply
Level 4: Analyze
10. Appendix โ€“
General Rules
Current Content
Learning Objectives
Overall Structure

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