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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

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Fundamentals of Software Testing $74.95
Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle $74.95
Static Techniques and Test Design in Software Testing $74.95
Black-Box Software Testing Techniques $74.95
White-Box Software Testing Techniques $74.95
Software Test Management $74.95
Configuration Management, Risks, and Incidents in Software Testing $74.95
Tool Support in Software Testing $74.95
Software Testing Foundations: Test Planning, Management, and Tool Support $74.95
Software Testing Foundations: Testing throughout the Software Life Cycle $74.95
Software Testing Foundations: Static, Dynamic, Black-box, and White-box Testing $74.95

Bundle Price: $379.00
Total Savings: $445.45


Fundamentals of Software Testing

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. Some software failures can even result in personal injury or death. Effective software testing is integral to mitigating harm caused by software failures and providing confidence in software systems. This course introduces software testing methodology and principles. It explores why testing is necessary, the basic testing process, and the psychology behind testing. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the "Syllabus").  The authors, Thomas Muller (chair), Dorothy Graham, Debra Friedenberg and Erik van Veendendal, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus.  The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010) which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • recognize different types of software errors
  • recognize how testing can improve quality in software development
  • recognize the different goals in testing
  • recognize how software testing meets different test objectives
  • recognize the fundamental principles in testing
  • recognize the applied software testing principles
  • recognize the fundamentals of software testing
  • recognize the test process in a given project
  • identify the component steps in the test process
  • identify the two final steps of the test process in a given scenario
  • identify levels of independence in testing
  • recognize the role of communication in the psychology of software testing
  • recognize the different mindsets of a tester and developer in a test situation
  • organize a test team
  • organize test activities

Testing Throughout the Software Life Cycle

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. Some software failures can even result in personal injury or death. Effective software testing is integral to mitigating harm caused by software failures and providing confidence in software systems. This course covers software testing throughout the software lifecycle. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the "Syllabus"). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair), Dorothy Graham, Debra Friedenberg and Erik van Veendendal, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010) which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • recognize how software testing relates to the development life cycle
  • identify software test levels
  • recognize how component testing works
  • recognize how integration testing works
  • recognize how system testing works
  • recognize how acceptance testing works
  • evaluate software defects and test levels
  • recognize how functional software testing works
  • recognize how non-functional software testing works
  • recognize how structural software testing works
  • recognize how change-based software testing works
  • recognize how maintenance software testing works
  • evaluate test types

Static Techniques and Test Design in Software Testing

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. Some software failures can even result in personal injury or death. Effective software testing is integral to mitigating harm caused by software failures and providing confidence in software systems. This course covers static techniques in software testing, and test design. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the "Syllabus"). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair), Dorothy Graham, Debra Friedenberg and Erik van Veendendal, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010) which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • recognize how static techniques can be used in software testing
  • recognize the difference between static and dynamic software testing techniques
  • recognize the differences between the types of reviews in software testing
  • identify the phases and roles in a formal review process
  • recognize how static analysis could be used in software testing
  • recognize how defects can be found with static software techniques
  • recognize the benefits of different types of reviews in software testing
  • recognize key terms used in software test design
  • recognize the components of a software test case
  • recognize how a software test procedure specification is designed
  • evaluate test case quality and create test procedures from test cases
  • recognize when to use the different dynamic software testing techniques

Black-Box Software Testing Techniques

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. Some software failures can even result in personal injury or death. Effective software testing is integral to mitigating harm caused by software failures and providing confidence in software systems. This course covers black-box software testing techniques. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the "Syllabus"). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair), Dorothy Graham, Debra Friedenberg and Erik van Veendendal, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010) which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • recognize how basic equivalence partitioning works
  • identify some of the most common black-box software testing techniques
  • determine boundary values for a boundary analysis
  • recognize how to construct software test cases using advanced equivalence partitioning and boundary value analysis
  • write a software test case using equivalence partitioning
  • write a software test case using equivalence partitioning and boundary value analysis
  • recognize how decision tables work in software testing
  • recognize how state transitions work in software testing
  • recognize the functions of state transition and finite state machines in software testing
  • recognize how to build use cases in software testing
  • create a decision table and evaluate its effectiveness at designing software test cases
  • create a state transition table and evaluate its effectiveness at designing software test cases
  • create a use case and evaluate its effectiveness at designing software test cases

White-Box Software Testing Techniques

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. Some software failures can even result in personal injury or death. Effective software testing is integral to mitigating harm caused by software failures and providing confidence in software systems. This course covers white-box software testing techniques. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the "Syllabus"). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair), Dorothy Graham, Debra Friedenberg and Erik van Veendendal, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010) which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • determine the effectiveness of a given test set in statement coverage white-box testing
  • recognize the definition of coverage in software testing
  • determine the effectiveness of a given test set in decision coverage white-box testing
  • determine the effectiveness of a given test set in condition coverage white-box testing
  • recognize how path coverage is used
  • recognize how error guessing can be used in software testing
  • recognize how exploratory testing can be used in software testing
  • recognize which set of software testing techniques are most appropriate in a given scenario
  • evaluate the efficiency of white-box software testing techniques
  • evaluate the efficiency of experience-based software testing techniques in comparison with white-box techniques

Software Test Management

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. Some software failures can even result in personal injury or death. Effective software testing is integral to mitigating harm caused by software failures and providing confidence in software systems. This course covers management of software testing. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the "Syllabus"). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair), Dorothy Graham, Debra Friedenberg and Erik van Veendendal, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010) which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • recognize a test team's level of independence in an organization
  • recognize the tasks of a test leader
  • recognize the tasks that are carried out by a tester
  • evaluate the effectiveness of a test team
  • distinguish the different detail plans that are created from the master test plan, based on scenarios
  • recognize the factors that influence the levels of a test plan
  • recognize different test strategies in a given scenario
  • identify key factors that influence test effort
  • recognize entry and exit criteria
  • interpret test metrics
  • evaluate test summary reports and select test control actions
  • prepare a test plan
  • analyze a test case summary

Configuration Management, Risks, and Incidents in Software Testing

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. Some software failures can even result in personal injury or death. Effective software testing is integral to mitigating harm caused by software failures and providing confidence in software systems. This course covers configuration management, risks and incidents in software testing. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the "Syllabus"). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair), Dorothy Graham, Debra Friedenberg and Erik van Veendendal, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010) which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • recognize project risks and the most appropriate way of dealing with such risks
  • determine the priority of product risks
  • recognize the purpose of an incident report and what it contains
  • recognize how the incident report process works
  • recognize what is included in an incident report
  • recognize how configuration management works in software testing
  • analyze and categorize risks
  • create an incident report using the IEEE Test Incident Report Template

Tool Support in Software Testing

Software systems are increasingly ubiquitous in all aspects of our lives. Failures in these systems can be costly in terms of money, time, and business reputation. Some software failures can even result in personal injury or death. Effective software testing is integral to mitigating harm caused by software failures and providing confidence in software systems. This course covers tool support in software testing. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the "Syllabus"). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair), Dorothy Graham, Debra Friedenberg and Erik van Veendendal, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010) which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • recognize the risks and benefits of automatic test tools
  • recognize the different roles of data-driven scripts and keyword-driven scripts
  • recognize the appropriate use of tools for management, specification, and static testing
  • recognize the appropriate use of performance and monitoring tools, and test execution and logging tools
  • recognize the purpose of test execution and logging tools
  • recognize the purpose of performance and monitoring tools
  • recognize when it is appropriate to introduce a test tool into an organization
  • recognize the appropriate test tools to implement at each stage of the testing process
  • recognize how to integrate tools into a testing process

Software Testing Foundations: Test Planning, Management, and Tool Support

Software testing can become very complex, with many layers of testing and testers involved. In this course, you'll learn about test organization, planning, and management, including risk management and risk-based testing. You'll also learn how testing activities can be supported by tools, and you'll learn about the considerations for using tools in your organization. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the 'Syllabus'). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair) and Debra Friedenberg and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010), which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • start the course
  • describe the benefits of independent testers and the way in which complex tests can be organized to use them
  • describe the activities associated with the test leader and tester
  • describe the activities associated with planning a test for a system and typical entry and exit criteria
  • describe two approaches to estimation of test effort – expert-based and metrics-based
  • describe how the test strategy is implemented with a test approach, and describe typical approaches
  • describe how test progress can be monitored and define common metrics
  • describe the activities involved in test reporting, including metrics and documentation used
  • define what test control is and describe examples of test control actions
  • define configuration management and its importance in the context of software testing
  • define project risks in relation to testing as a project activity and describe types of risk, including organizational factors and technical and supplier issues
  • describe how product risks can be identified to develop risk-based testing
  • define incidents in relation to software testing and describe how they should be managed
  • describe the testing activities that tools can be used to support and their aim
  • describe how tools can be classified according to the activities they support, and define intrusive tools
  • describe the uses of test management tools
  • describe how tools are used to support static testing
  • describe how tools are used to support test specification
  • describe how tools are used to support test execution and logging
  • describe how tools are used to support test performance, monitoring, and specific testing needs
  • describe the potential benefits and risks associated with using testing tools
  • describe the special considerations required for some tool types, including test execution tools, static analysis tools, and test management tools
  • describe the considerations relating to introduction of testing tools into an organization
  • practice identification of planning and management considerations and identify considerations for using tools for testing

Software Testing Foundations: Testing throughout the Software Life Cycle

Software testing ensures that software is reliable and does the job it was designed to do. It's a crucial part of software development. In this course, you'll learn about testing and its objectives, and software testing principles and processes. The course also covers the psychology and ethics of testing, and testing throughout the software life cycle – test types for different software models, test levels, and test types. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the 'Syllabus'). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair) and Debra Friedenberg, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010), which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • start the course
  • describe why software testing is necessary
  • describe what software testing involves
  • describe how to meet a test objective and use defects to plan tests effectively
  • describe the first three general principles of software testing relating to presence of defects, impossibility of exhaustive testing, and error of confusing absence of errors with product fit
  • describe the last four applied software testing principles relating to early testing, defect clustering, pesticide paradox, and context dependency
  • describe test planning and control activities
  • describe test analysis and design activities
  • describe test implementation and execution activities
  • describe evaluation of exit criteria and test closure activities
  • describe the psychological considerations and levels of independence related to software testing
  • describe the importance of good communication for software testing tasks
  • describe the code of ethics related to software testing
  • describe the types of tests associated with the V-model
  • describe the types of tests associated with iterative-incremental models, including rapid application development (RAD)
  • describe component testing
  • describe integration testing
  • describe system testing
  • describe acceptance testing
  • describe the functional software testing type
  • describe the nonfunctional software testing type
  • describe the structural testing type
  • describe change-based testing, including regression testing
  • describe maintenance testing
  • identify an appropriate software testing strategy

Software Testing Foundations: Static, Dynamic, Black-box, and White-box Testing

There are many different software testing techniques, and it's important to choose the best approach for your project. In this course, you'll learn about static techniques, including reviews and static analysis by tools. You'll also learn about implementing dynamic testing techniques – identifying test conditions and designing and documenting test cases and procedures. This course also covers the various types of black-box and white-box software testing techniques. Finally, it covers experience-based techniques and the process of choosing a testing technique. This course is one of a series intended to align with the Certified Tester Foundations Level Syllabus (the 'Syllabus'). The authors, Thomas Muller (chair) and Debra Friedenberg, and the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB®) are the source and copyright owners of the Syllabus. The course is intended to help learners prepare for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing exam (BH0-010), which is provided by the Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a globally-recognized testing body providing software testing certification. SkillSoft makes no claim to any approval or endorsement of this course by any of the aforementioned parties or other third party.
  • start the course
  • distinguish between static and dynamic testing and outline the importance of static techniques for assessing software products
  • describe the activities in a formal review
  • describe the roles and responsibilities associated with formal reviews
  • describe different types of review – walkthroughs, technical reviews, and inspections
  • describe the success factors for reviews
  • describe the objective of static analysis in assessing software products
  • outline the steps in the test development process and how these are documented
  • describe the different types of test design techniques for dynamic testing
  • describe the black-box technique equivalence partitioning (EP)
  • describe the black-box technique boundary analysis
  • describe how to use decision tables for black-box test design
  • describe the black-box technique state transition testing
  • describe the black-box technique use case testing
  • describe how white-box techniques can be used to measure test coverage and design tests
  • describe how statement coverage is calculated and test design is based on the results
  • describe how decision coverage is calculated and test design is based on the results
  • describe other structure-based techniques, including various forms of condition coverage
  • describe the experience-based techniques error-guessing and exploratory testing and how they work with specification-based techniques
  • list the factors involved in choosing a test technique
  • practice identifying an appropriate software testing technique and the considerations for its implementation
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Software Testing Foundations e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    271521
  • Duration:
    n/a
  • Price:
    $379