TESTING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE - 2 Days - Cost: £ 750


WHO WILL BENEFIT

IT staff responsible for testing software.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of the course delegates are able to:
o Define the ways of measuring software quality
o Define quality issues associated with software development
o Use recognised testing methods
o Create black box and white box test cases
o Create test plans
o Identify uses for alpha and beta testing
o Set up and run structured walk-throughs

COURSE CONTENTS

DEFINING AND MEASURING QUALITY
Language of quality
o Defining software quality
o Quality control & quality assurance
o Quality measures o Quality costs

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT AND QUALITY CONTROL
The development cycle
o Quality reviews
o Testing levels: Unit testing, Systems testing and User Acceptance Trials
o Structured walk-throughs

TESTING FUNDAMENTALS
Testing strategy and approach
o Defining conditions and results
o Decision tables o Identifying test cases
o Events and test case scenarios
o Testing environments

BLACK BOX TESTING
Verifying user requirements
o Boundary value analysis
o Equivalence partitioning o Syntax testing
o Testing strategies and test plans

WHITE BOX TESTING
Basis test method
o Condition tracing
o Using design structures

CREATING TEST PLANS
Defining data base and data input values
o Time considerations
o State transitions o Equivalence partitioning
o Defining expected results
o Sources of data
o Optimising resources
o Defining test case scripts
o Test data sources
o Random tests

MANAGING TESTING
Test control
o Documentation
o Checking results
o Verifying corrections
o Regression testing
o Modifications and Change control
o Alpha and Beta testing
o Roles and responsibilities
o Ensuring success

COURSE FEATURES
During the course delegates work on a series of highly detailed practical exercises. These reinforce the lecture sessions and demonstrate how the techniques improve software quality in 3 key ways:

* Verifying interpretation of requirements
* Proving full correctness of the design
* Optimising use of testing resources

Upon completion delegates are able to play a major role in Testing and Quality Assurance at all levels.

Schedule

Public schedule Jun 18 Jul 18 Aug 18 Sep 18 Oct 18 Nov 18 Dec 18 Jan 19 Feb 19 Mar 19 Apr 19 May 19

We can run this course just for you - at our locations, a local hotel, or on your site. Please ask for details.

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