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Start and Develop a Successful Career in Software Testing

Learn about Software Testing Certifications, Quality Assurance, Test Design, Agile Testing, requirements, and Test Cases
Magdy Hanna, Ph.D.
590 students enrolled
Understand the different software development lifecycles, Waterfall, Agile, etc.
Understand the goals and objectives of software testing
Understand the essential concepts of software testing including Requirements, Test Scenarios, Test Cases, Test Sets, User Stories, and Use Cases
Learn a simple methods to test software
Understand when to perform ad hoc/exploratory testing as opposed to formal testing
Understand the difference between different testing certifications
How to prepare for an interview for a job in software testing

This course is intended for everyone who is interested in starting a successful career in software testing as well as those who are already in the software testing field for few years.  The courses use a very simple approach to introduce you to the essential concepts and techniques for software testing.  Concepts covered in the course are software requirements, user stories, test cases, test scenarios, and test sets. The course also will discuss the difference between quality assurance and testing. The course emphasizes defect prevention as the most effective way to ensure high quality software.   You will learn everything you need to become an effective tester.

Here what you will learn in this course:

you have been doing testing for few years or you have not done any
testing job before, You can not afford to miss this course.  I have been
teaching people around the world for the last 40 years on how to become
effective test professionals.  This course gives you all that you need
to start a career in software testing and to continue to develop that
career.  The courses teaches you a very simple test process that you can
not find in any book or any other course.  It is a process that I
taught to over 100,000 people in at least 500 companies and government
agencies.  This course is not a typical Udemy course because  you will
learn by doing.  You will have a chance to practice on the steps of the
process.  When you learn this process, you can immediately use it in
your current project if you already have a job or you can use it to do
the best in any interview for a software testing job.  The course will
also help you decide if you want to be certified or not and what the
best certification for you is.  Finally, the course will give you good
guidance to do a very effective interview.  Here is some of what you
will learn in the course.  There is so much to list so, I am not listing

  • Understand the difference between quality assurance and testing
  • Learn how to become a real QA professional while you are performing your testing job
  • Learn
    different development lifecyles such as the traditional waterfall
    model, the V-Model, the RAD approach, and the agile framework
  • Get a good understanding of the Scrum methodology
  • Learn how to be effective test professional in an agile project
  • Learn how to put together your testing objective to become a successful test professional
  • Gain a good understanding of functional requirements and quality requirements
  • Learn how to make sure that requirements are testable to be able to design test cases
  • Understand User Stories for agile projects
  • Understand Use Cases 
  • Learn how to ask relevant question to gain better understanding of requirements
  • Learn How to breakdown requirement, user stories to a number of scenarios
  • Learn how to come up with negative scenarios for negative testing
  • Learn how to validate your scenarios with business analysts, developers and product owners
  • Learn a very simple risk based testing methods based on your scenarios and select the most important scenarios to test
  • Understand the critical components of a test case
  • Learn how to build test cases based on your scenarios
  • Learn how to group test cases to test sets
  • Learn about the different certifications for software tester and how you choose among them
  • Get hints and guidance to do a very effect interview and come ac cross as the most qualified candidate for the job

Topics to be Covered

  • The Importance and the Future of Software Testing
  • Software Testing Vs. Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Development Lifecycles
  • Software Testing Concepts
    • Scrum methodology
    • The Agile Framework
    • The Rapid Application Development Model (RAD)
    • The V-Model
    • The Waterfall Model
    • Software Testing Concepts
    • Functional requirements
    • Quality requirements
    • Testable requirements
    • User Stories
    • Use Cases
    • Scenarios
    • Test Cases, Test Sets, Test Scripts
  • Test Design
    • Positive and Negative Testing
    • Risk-Based Testing
  • Preparing for interview
  • Software Testing Certifications
    • ISTQB Certification
    • IIST Certifications
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