CSTE Prep Course
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CSTE Prep Course

Get Your CSTE Certification
4.1 (10 ratings)
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63 students enrolled
Created by Mike Ennis
Last updated 12/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Student will learn Software Testing Principles and Concepts
  • Building the Software Testing Ecosystem
  • Managing the Test Project
  • Risk in the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Executing the Test Plan
  • Walkthroughs, Checkpoint Reviews and Inspections
  • Designing Test Cases
  • Executing the Tests
  • Measurement Test Status, Analysis and Reporting
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Requirements
  • Students need to have the CSTE Body Of Knowledge Guide. Upon receipt receipt of payment the guide will be emailed to each student.
Description

The Certified Software Test Engineer Test Certification is one of the oldest and most popular testing certifications around the world. It is recognized by more than 50 countries including the United States. This course is designed to prepare the software testing professional with an overview of the key concepts and principles that will be covered in the CSTE exam. Viewing this course should serve as a supplemental guide to the CSTE Common Body of Knowledge (CBOK) in which students will learn some of the following concepts:

  • Fundamentals of the testing process
  • Understanding test planning, test execution and test reporting
  • Understanding how to manage testing done by other parties including customers and other vendors
  • Fundamentals of testing emerging technologies, internal software controls and security
Who is the target audience?
  • QA Testers, QA Leads, QA Managers, Business Analyst, Developers, Technical Writers
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
04:58:27
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Introduction - Michael Ennis
1 Lecture 11:38

This section provides an introduction of the CSTE course as well as an brief biography of the speaker for the course, Mike Ennis. During the introduction, Mike covers the benefits of the course, the requirements for certification and the course outline which includes the Skill Categories that will be covered in the course.

Preview 11:38
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Skill Category 1 - Software Testing Principles and Concepts
5 Lectures 01:13:07

This section covers the first Skill Category, Software Testing Principles and Concepts, which discuss testing vocabulary, why testing is necessary, the factors affecting software testing, life cycle testing, independent testing, the levels of testing and testing techniques. This section is divided into 3 parts (A, B and C).

Software Testing Principles and Concepts - Part 1 - A
18:15

This section covers the first Skill Category, Software Testing Principles and Concepts, which discuss testing vocabulary, why testing is necessary, the factors affecting software testing, life cycle testing, independent testing, the levels of testing and testing techniques. This section is divided into 3 parts (A, B and C).

Software Testing Principles and Concepts - Part 1 - B
17:26

This section covers the first Skill Category, Software Testing Principles and Concepts, which discuss testing vocabulary, why testing is necessary, the factors affecting software testing, life cycle testing, independent testing, the levels of testing and testing techniques. This section is divided into 3 parts (A, B and C).

Software Testing Principles and Concepts - Part 1 - C
14:15

This section continues to cover the first Skill Category, Software Testing Principles and Concepts, which discuss testing vocabulary, why testing is necessary, the factors affecting software testing, life cycle testing, independent testing, the levels of testing and testing techniques.

This lecture is divided into 2 parts (A and B).

Software Testing Principles and Concepts - Part 2 - A
12:29

This section continues to cover the first Skill Category, Software Testing Principles and Concepts, which discuss testing vocabulary, why testing is necessary, the factors affecting software testing, life cycle testing, independent testing, the levels of testing and testing techniques. This lecture is divided into 2 parts (A and B).

Software Testing Principles and Concepts - Part 2 - B
10:42
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Building the Test Environment
2 Lectures 23:04
This section continues to cover the Building of the Test Environment which includes Management Support, Test Work Processes, Testing Tools and Testers Competence.
Building the Test Environment - A
11:17

This section continues to cover the Building of the Test Environment which includes Management Support, Test Work Processes, Testing Tools and Testers Competence.
Building the Test Environment - B
11:47
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Managing the Test Project
2 Lectures 37:02
The section covers Managing the Test Process which includes Test Administration, Test Team Approaches, Test Leadership and Managing Change.
Managing the Test Project - A
17:59

The section covers Managing the Test Process which includes Test Administration, Test Team Approaches, Test Leadership and Managing Change.
Managing the Test Project - B
19:03
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Test Planning
2 Lectures 26:09

The section covers Test Planning which includes Risk Concepts, Risks Associated with Software Development & Testing, Risk Analysis, Risk Management, Prerequisites to Test Planning and Creating the Test Plan.

Test Planning - A
12:13

The section covers Test Planning which includes Risk Concepts, Risks Associated with Software Development & Testing, Risk Analysis, Risk Management, Prerequisites to Test Planning and Creating the Test Plan.
Test Planning - B
13:56
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Skill Category 5 - Executing The Test Plan - Part 1
3 Lectures 45:57

This section continues to cover Executing the Test Plan which includes Test Case Design, Test Coverage, Performing Tests, Recording Test Results and Defect Management.

Executing the Test Plan - Part 1 - A
14:40

This section continues to cover Executing the Test Plan which includes Test Case Design, Test Coverage, Performing Tests, Recording Test Results and Defect Management.

Executing the Test Plan - Part 1 - B
16:21

This section continues to cover Executing the Test Plan which includes Test Case Design, Test Coverage, Performing Tests, Recording Test Results and Defect Management.

Executing the Test Plan - Part 1 - C
14:56
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Skill Category 5 - Executing The Test Plan - Part 2
1 Lecture 14:35

This section continues to cover Executing the Test Plan which includes Test Case Design, Test Coverage, Performing Tests, Recording Test Results and Defect Management.

CSTE Executing The Test Plan - Part 2
14:35
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Skill Category 6 - Test Status, Analysis and Reporting
1 Lecture 14:25

This section covers Test Status, Analysis and Reporting which includes Prerequisites to Test Reporting, Test Tools used for Reporting & Enhancing Test Reports and Reporting Test Results.

CSTE Test Status, Analysis and Reporting
14:25
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Skill Category 7 - User Acceptance Testing
1 Lecture 11:43

This section covers User Acceptance Testing which covers Acceptance Testing Concepts, Roles & Responsibilities, Acceptance Test Planning and Test Execution.

CSTE User Acceptance Testing
11:43
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Skill Category 8 - Testing Software Developed by Outside Organization
1 Lecture 17:57

This section covers Testing Software Developed by Outside Organizations which includes challenges in testing Acquired Software, COTS Testing Process and Contracted Software Test Process.

CSTE Testing Software Developed by Outside Organization
17:57
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About the Instructor
Mike Ennis
4.1 Average rating
10 Reviews
63 Students
1 Course
Leading Edge Software Testing Training

KLM Consulting Group is a Software Testing, Quality Assurance Training and Consulting Firm. KLM was founded by Mike Ennis and Pamela Smith; Testing Industry Executives with over 25 years experience with some the leading consulting firms and client portfolios.

Instructor: Mike is a Senior Quality Assurance Professional specializes in assessing organizations and implementing process improvement initiatives. Mike has a very deep technology and testing background and has led numerous test teams both on and off-shore. Additionally, Mike has conducted more than 30 test assessments, created process improvement initiatives, created test strategies, test plans and has led execution efforts at various clients. He has over 25 years of experience with all phases of testing. From an industry perspective, Mike is a Certified Software Test Engineer, a Certified Software Quality Analyst, a Certified Foundation Level Tester (ISTQB), a certified TMMi Auditor as well a respected speaker, mentor & coach at some of the largest software testing conferences globally. Additionally, Mike has worked with close to 50 clients in his career in numerous industries including Oil & Gas, Pharmaceuticals, Banking, Finance, Retail, Telecommunications and Energy; The scope for the majority of these experiences has consisted of test assessments, process improvement/transformation and test planning/execution.