ISTQB Foundation Level Training

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20 contact hours
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2 Continuing Education Units
Course and Certificate:

International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) Training

Upon successful completion of Fundamentals of Testing  the student will be able to: you will understand the basic skills required as a  software development practitioner and how software testing is an integral discipline in the software development lifecycle  Find out what it takes to launch and manage a successful effective testing initiative and more importantly how it  can add significant value to your software development projects.

  • Be able to describe the Fundamental of Software Testing
  • Be able to define Testing throughout the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Be able to identify various Software Testing Techniques
  • Be able to describe the requisite functions required for effective Test Management
  • Be able to identify various Software Testing Tools


A basic understanding of math and spreadsheet is recommended.


 Students will be assigned 5 homework assignments, and 1 final exam. 

Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Testing

  • Why  is Testing Necessary
  • What is Testing
  • Seven Testing Principles
  • Fundamentals Test Process
  • The Psychology of Testing
  • Code of Ethics

Chapter 2: Testing Throughout the Software Lifecycle

  • Software Development Methods
  • Test Levels
  • Test Types
  • Maintenance Testing

Chapter 3 Static Techniques

  • Static Techniques and the Test Process
  • Review Process ( Peer Review CMMI )
  • Static Analysis by Tools

Chapter 4 Testing Design Techniques

  • Test Development Process
  • Choosing the Most Effective Test Design Techniques
  • Categories of Test Design Techniques
  • Specification Based Techniques

Chapter 5 Test Management

  • Test Planning and Estimation
  • Test Progress Monitoring and Control
  • Risk Management for Testing
  • Defect Management
  • Types of Test Tools
  • Potential Benefits and  Risks of  Tools


 This course is Instructor-led and delivered through our award-winning online Learning Management System. 

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