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Agile Tester Certification—ISTQB/ICAgile

Get the foundation of agile testing

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Explore agile testing processes in this interactive workshop designed for development and testing roles. Successful attendees earn the ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Testing (ICP-TST) designation (certification fee is covered). This course is also accredited for the ISTQB® Foundation Level Agile Tester exam (a separate fee required for that exam).

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Mon 5/17 12:00 PM (EDT) - Wed 5/19 4:30 PM (EDT) Live Online* $1,495 until 5/17 Get Info      Register   
Description
  • Discover how testing is implemented in different agile environments
  • Learn about user stories and how to test them
  • Explore key agile testing practices—ATDD, BDD, TDD, and ET
  • Examine technical and team skills you need for success
  • Recognize the main agile testing challenges and how to address them

Agile software practices are being employed within many development organizations worldwide. More and more test teams and testers are participating in agile projects or are embedded within agile teams. Many testers struggle to understand the agile development process and their place in it. Learn the fundamentals of agile development, the role of the tester in the agile team, and the agile testing processes. From user story elicitation and grooming through development and testing, this course prepares you to be a valuable member of an agile development team.

Explore the business and technology-facing tests agile projects demand and how agile testers help the project succeed. Learn about the techniques of Test-Driven Development (TDD), Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD), and Behavior-Driven Development (BDD). Learn technical and team skills testers need for success in the world of agile development.

Practice of Agile Testing Techniques
Explore agile testing processes in an informal and interactive workshop setting. Examples are studied through a series of small group exercises and discussions.

Who Should Attend?
This course is appropriate for both novice and experienced software testers. Developers expected to test within agile teams will find this course extremely useful. Test and development managers also will benefit from this course. A background of basic development and testing processes is helpful.

ISTQB® Certification
Are you looking for an internationally recognized certification in agile software testing? Delivered by top experts in the testing industry, Agile Tester Certification is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB Foundation Level Agile Tester exam. ISTQB® is the only internationally accepted certification for software testing, accredited through its network of national boards. The ISTQB, a non-proprietary organization, has granted more than 500,000 certifications in more than 100 countries around the world.

Note: The ISTQB Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level (CTFL) is a prerequisite for the ISTQB Foundation Level Agile Tester certification. For more information visit the ISTQB Tester Extension Page or view the syllabus. The ISTQB® Foundation Level Extension – Agile Tester (CTFL-AT) exam fee is an additional $200 and is not included in the course price.

ICAgile Certification
Successful attendees are awarded the ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Testing (ICP-TST). Additionally, the certified attendees will be listed on the ICAgile website, indicating their designation. We recommend a Certified ScrumMasters session for those seeking ICAgile's Agile Testing certifications. The ICAgile certification fee is included with your registration for your convenience.

Students not looking for certification and only taking the Agile Testing course should already have a good knowledge of agile principles and how agile teams function.

To learn more about certification or to schedule a personal certification planning consultation with one of our Training Advocates, choose the "Understand Certification Options and Pathways" on the Contact Us Page or call +1.609.975.9294 .
Course Outline

Introduction
Validation
Verification
Exploration
Testing as a skill set
Testing to support customers
Testing to support developers
Testing to support stakeholders
Test matrix
Agility, grace, and flexibility

Agile Testing Origins
Agile testing history
Agile testing philosophy
Traditional vs. agile testing
Evolving lifecycle models
Waterfall
Spiral
Structured
Scrum
Extreme Programming
Kanban
Testing and the agile manifesto
Testing and agile principles
What is quality
What is done
Testing as a team approach
Teams and process
Requirements
Unit testing
Integration testing
System testing
Acceptance testing

Agile Planning and the User Story
Testing during iteration planning
Testing’s role in planning
Release Planning
Product backlog
Story tests

Agile Planning and the User Story (continued)
Constraints
Sizing stories
Backlog grooming
Sprint backlog
Basis for testing
Testing activities in the sprint

Testing in the Heat of the Sprint
Continuous integration
Test-driven development
Automating unit tests
Acceptance test-driven development
Behavior driven development
Scripting
Exploratory testing
Non-functional testing
Post-development testing
Release testing
User acceptance testing
Live testing

At Sprint's End
Customer demo
Retrospective
Avoiding technical debt

Organizing Agile Testing
Measuring progress
Test documentation
Test environments
Bug management
Agile test automation
Distributed agile teams

Wrap up

Class Fee Includes
  • ICAgile certification fee.
  • Easy course access: Attend training right from your computer and easily connect your audio via computer or phone. Easy and quick access fits today ís working style and eliminates expensive travel and long days in the classroom.
  • Live, expert instruction: Instructors are sought-after practitioners, highly-experienced in the industry who deliver a professional learning experience in real-time.
  • Valuable course materials: Courses cover the same professional content as our classroom training, and students have direct access to valuable materials.
  • Rich virtual learning environment: A variety of tools are built in to the learning platform to engage learners through dynamic delivery and to facilitate a multi-directional flow of information.
  • Hands-on exercises: An essential component to any learning experience is applying what you have learned. Using the latest technology, your instructor can provide hands-on exercises, group activities, and breakout sessions.
  • Real-time communication: Communicate real-time directly with the instructor. Ask questions, provide comments, and participate in the class discussions.
  • Peer interaction: Networking with peers has always been a valuable part of any classroom training. Live Virtual training gives you the opportunity to interact with and learn from the other attendees during breakout sessions, course lecture, and Q&A.
  • Small class size: Live Virtual courses are limited in small class size to ensure an opportunity for personal interaction.

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