CSTE Prep Course

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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course 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

What are the requirements?

  • Students need to have the CSTE Body Of Knowledge Guide. Upon receipt receipt of payment the guide will be emailed to each student.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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

What is the target audience?

  • QA Testers, QA Leads, QA Managers, Business Analyst, Developers, Technical Writers

What you get with this course?

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction - Michael Ennis
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.

Section 2: Skill Category 1 - Software Testing Principles and Concepts
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).

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).

14:15

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).

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).

10:42

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).

Section 3: Building the Test Environment
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.
11:47
This section continues to cover the Building of the Test Environment which includes Management Support, Test Work Processes, Testing Tools and Testers Competence.
Section 4: Managing the Test Project
17:59
The section covers Managing the Test Process which includes Test Administration, Test Team Approaches, Test Leadership and Managing Change.
19:03
The section covers Managing the Test Process which includes Test Administration, Test Team Approaches, Test Leadership and Managing Change.
Section 5: Test Planning
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.

13:56
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.
Section 6: Skill Category 5 - Executing The Test Plan - Part 1
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.

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.

14:56

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

Section 7: Skill Category 5 - Executing The Test Plan - Part 2
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.

Section 8: Skill Category 6 - Test Status, Analysis and Reporting
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.

Section 9: Skill Category 7 - User Acceptance Testing
11:43

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

Section 10: Skill Category 8 - Testing Software Developed by Outside Organization
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.

Section 11: Skill Category 9 - Testing Software Controls
15:12

This section covers Testing Software Controls which covers Principles & Concepts of Internal Control, Internal Control Models, Testing Internal Controls and Testing Security Controls.

Section 12: Skill Category 10 - Testing New Technologies
07:38

This section covers Testing Specific Technologies which includes Risks Associated with New Technologies, Newer IT Technologies that Impact Software Testing and Testing the Effective of a newly Integrated Technology.

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Instructor Biography

Mike Ennis, 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.


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