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Certified Practitioner in Agile Testing
Faster, cheaper, better- welcome to the Software Olympics and it’s called ‘Agile; increasingly business are moving towards efficiency and efficacy in software development and Agile methodologies are a godsend, agile has offered incremental benefits such that business have started implementing them in other disciplines too, Agile United – Certified Practitioner in Agile Testing (AU – CPAT) was created to help testers develop skills and knowledge to survive as a tester in an agile context and grow their career in the testing & quality field. It will sharpen or change the paradigm of testing and quality in an agile context. This practical training will provide testers with a variety of approaches and techniques to think and talk about testing and quality and improve their hands-on (people, agile, testing and tooling) skills.
About the Course
Agile United – Certified Practitioner in Agile Testing (AU – CPAT). A three-day intensive, hands-on and interactive training to help you develop skills and knowledge to survive as a tester in an agile context and grow your career in the testing & quality field. It will sharpen or change your paradigm of testing and quality in an agile context.
Almost every company nowadays works agile or is considering doing it. What does an agile way of working or being agile really mean? In essence it is creating value in close collaboration with the customer and respond to a changing market and constantly changing customer wishes. Scrum is often the first step to do this. Benefits include quick feedback, shorter time-to-market, lower costs and focused delivery of working and tested products. Who doesn’t want that?. Creating quality products is of course easily said, but how are you going to do that? It presents teams with major challenges. We do not know everything in advance, requirements change and during development we learn new things. Building software is research and development: discovering what works best in small steps, together with the customer. In the Agile United – Certified Practitioner in Agile Testing (AU – CPAT) training you learn to act successfully within an agile team. In this three-day training you learn many important principles about quality and testing in an agile context to help you and your team on a journey to better software and happier people.
This training is designed to help you develop skills around the 4 pillars of testing and quality in an agile context: people skills, agile skills, testing skills and technology skills (PATT).
- 1.1 Definition of Testing
- 1.2 What is Agile?
- 1.3 Link Agile to Testing and Risks
- 1.4 Definition of Agile Testing
- 1.5 Scrum
- 1.6 Tester in an Agile context
- 1.7 Critical thinking
- 1.8 Retrospectives
- 2.1 Test the case software
- 2.2 Questions
- 2.3 Feedback
- 2.4 Models
- 2.5 Test strategy global overview
- 2.6 Project outline
- 2.7 Product outline
- 3.1 Definition of risk
- 3.2 Type and area of risks
- 3.3 Risk Coverage
- 3.4 Oracles
- 3.5 Inside out versus outside in risk analysis
- 3.6 Risk analysis: headline game
- 3.7 Risk analysis: riskstorm using Testsphere©
- 3.8 Risks in Agile: the continuous risk assessment cycle
- 4.1 Why do we use user stories?
- 4.2 The elements of a user story
- 4.3 Example and challenges
- 4.4 What is an acceptance criterion?
- 4.5 Horror plots
- 4.6 Story Splitting
- 5.1 General overview
- 5.2 Behaviour Driven Development
- 5.3 Exploratory Testing
- 5.4 Test automation & tools
- 6.1 The one page test status overview
- 6.2 The Test Story / Story telling
- 6.3 Issues and issue management
Know your coach
Chief Operating Officer, Verity Software
About the Instructor
20+ years of IT industry experience in managing and leading end-to-end software testing projects (including SCRUM based), consulting assignments and training in software testing
Extensive experience in building and managing Offshore Test Centers and Test Factories for customers like GE Energy, Global Dawn, Spinvox, Clearspeed and Neptune
In-depth understanding in budgeting, estimations, process definition, metric tracking and project risk managemen
A solution architect with hands on experience in LoadRunner, WebInspect Nerve Centre, Selenium, QTP, SAP DB Profiler, SAP .NET Profiler and TCL
The only Certified Agile Tester accredited Trainer in India
Certified in ISTQB Foundation Level (CTFL), ISTQB Advance Level (CTAL)
Prince 2 Practioner
This is a 3 full day course which will start at 09:30 AM and end at 05:30 PM on all the 3 days.
Yes this certification is valid for lifetime.
Yes post training support will be provided, you can contact the trainers for any queries which you may have.
No, coding is not a prerequisite.
Yes we can arrange for an in-house batch for your company given there are a minimum of 10 participants per batch.