Tests fondamentaux

Tester by practice

Course Tester by Practice

Compliance to Business - Methods

Goals: By giving the bases of the functional qualification according to the respect of the good practices of the test, this training will allow the participant to carry out tests starting from specifications of development by studying:

  • The testing process
  • Test management issues

This basic training is a real opportunity to put into practice in an efficient way the knowledge acquired at the end of these three days of training.

Profile targeted

  • Technician
  • Developer
  • Consultant
  • Testing expert
  • Contracting authority support

Mandatory Requirements

ISTQB Foundation Certified Tester certification recommended


1. Test methodologies

  • Testing and software development cycle
  • The fundamental activities of the testing process
  • Identify the test levels in the project
  • Functional, non-functional and structural tests
  • Roles and responsibilities in the testing process
  • Case study: developing a test strategy

2. Plan the test project

  • Identify the test perimeter from a specification
  • Apply a risk-based approach
  • Estimate the test effort
  • Define a campaign and test cycles
  • Case study: writing a test plan

3. Moving from requirements to scenarios

  • Analyze models and identify requirements
  • Formalize the use cases
  • Describe the test scenarios
  • Identify data by applying several test design techniques
  • Develop a requirements coverage matrix
  • Case study: creating test cases from a specification

4. Organize the execution of the tests

  • Prepare a performance monitoring document
  • Select the order of execution of the tests
  • Establish pass/fail criteria
  • Identify and document anomalies
  • Replay tests and cover regression risks
  • Case study: preparing a test campaign tracking file

5. Monitor the test project

  • Understand the different test metrics
  • Set up dashboards to monitor and control the test project
  • Organize test monitoring committees
  • To rule on the results: balance sheet and test report
  • Case study: drawing up a document for monitoring and summarizing the test campaign

6. Industrialize the tests

  • Organize requirements and tests in a repository
  • Implementing traceability
  • Develop the non-regression test repository
  • Select the relevant tools for the testing activity
  • Best practices to consider test automation
  • Evaluate the maturity of the test process (TMMi and TPI)

Teaching methods

  • Theory
  • Practical work
  • Commented corrections
  • Feedback

Terms of evaluation

  • Multiple-choice questionnaire 
  • Oral synthesis


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  • 20.11.2023 - 22.11.2023 Lille
  • 28.11.2023 - 30.11.2023 Paris
  • 11.12.2023 - 13.12.2023 Remote
  • 11.12.2023 - 13.12.2023 Paris
  • 18.12.2023 - 20.12.2023 Lyon