Structured Methods in Software Testing (SMST)

As software quality control moves from an art form to an engineering discipline, we see significant changes in the way software testing is being done. Structured testing methods include developing test plans, test cases, documenting test results and using test tools.

This workshop provides a comprehensive process for test planning, test execution and result reporting. The workshop also covers techniques for effectively identifying test cases.

Workshop Benefits

After the completion of the course, the participants would be able to:

  • Understand the importance, need and steps involved in preparing an effective Test Strategy and Plan.
  • Understand the need for using test design techniques for writing test cases
  • Understand the various test design techniques available for Black Box Testing
  • Explore and understand the techniques involved in White Box Testing
  • Apply the techniques to write good test cases
  • Find out when to use each test design technique for best results
  • Know the tools available in the market for test design and test management
  • Understand the flow and concepts in Test Execution and Test Reporting

The target audience for the program are professionals with minimum of two years of experience with regards to various phases of Software Development Life Cycles and Software Testing, and should be involved with any / all / either of the functions given below:

  • Project Management;
  • Quality Process Engineering; and
  • Software Quality Assurance;
  • Quality Control Concepts
  • Testing Introduction & Terminology
  • Testing at Microsoft
  • Test Assets
  • Test Strategy
  • How Much to Test
  • Regression Testing
  • Testing Techniques
  • Automation of Testing Activities
  • Unit Testing
  • System Testing
  • Standards & Testing
  • Summary