Microsoft - MTA Software Testing Fundamentals

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

26/9/2022 (Monday)

Overview

Learn how to use the tools in Visual Studio 2013 to complete software testing requirements on this Microsoft MTA Software Testing course.

You’ll learn the basics of testing methodologies and focus on working with software bugs and the management of software tests.

Eliminate software bugs

After completing this course you’ll be able to:

  • Setup and use Visual Studio Online
  • Write Agile requirements
  • Use Microsoft Test Manager to create test plans, suites and test cases
  • Create Automated Test cases

MTA Software Testing is part of Microsoft’s MTA Developer track. Build a career as a software developer now and prepare yourself for your MCSD certification.

Seven reasons why you should sit your MTA Software Testing course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be MTA Software Testing certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be MTA Software Testing trained in record time
  2. Our MTA Software Testing course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass MTA Software Testing first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more MTA Software Testing. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn MTA Software Testing faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying MTA Software Testing with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 125,505 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study MTA Software Testing courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

Benefits

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

Curriculum

Module 1: Introduction to Application Lifecycle Management

This module introduces you to the core technologies and practices that a software development team needs to understand in order to set up and use Visual Studio Online. Understanding these core technologies and practices will help you and the software development team to plan and track the software development and testing effort.

  • Software Testing in an Agile World
  • Application Lifecycle Management
  • Visual Studio Online
  • Team Projects
  • The Fabrikam Fiber Case Study

Module 2: Planning and Tracking Work

This module introduces you to the practices and tools that are used to create and manage a product backlog, plan a sprint, and create and track the work during the sprint.

  • Writing Agile Requirements
  • Capturing Agile Requirements
  • Planning a Sprint

Module 3: Planning the Testing Effort

Learn the practices and activities that are used to plan the testing effort by using Microsoft Test Manager. This module will also teach you how to use Microsoft Test Manager to create test plans, test suites, and test cases.

  • Knowing What to Test
  • Microsoft Test Manager
  • Organizing the Testing Effort
  • The Test Case

Module 4: Running Manual Tests

This module will introduce you to the tools and practices that a software development team use to run manual tests by using Microsoft Test Manager (MTM).

  • Knowing Where and When to Test
  • Running a Manual Test
  • Recording and Playing Back
  • Collecting Data
  • Viewing and Analyzing Test Results

Module 5: Testing in the Real World

In this module you'll be introduced to the additional tools and practices that a software development team can use to solve problems that come up when testing real applications in dynamic environments.

  • Using Parameters and Shared Steps
  • Promoting Test Cases
  • Testing in Team Web Access
  • Exploratory Testing

Module 6: Improving Testing Practices

This module encourages you to think about the future. Manual testing is straightforward and Microsoft Test Manager makes it even simpler. However, high-performance teams that release new editions of applications regularly need automation, complex test environments, and a plan to evolve their test plan from sprint to sprint. This module covers all of these topics.

  • Automating Test Cases
  • Promoting Test Cases

Exam Track

You'll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your certification guarantee:

  • Microsoft Exam 98-379: Software Testing Fundamentals

You'll also have the opportunity to take (for an additional exam fee):

  • Microsoft Exam 70-497: Software Testing with Visual Studio

Combine the 70-497 exam with 70-496 and 70-498 to earn your MCSD Application Lifecycle Management certification.

What's Included

Microsoft Official Courseware:

  • MOC 20497: Software Testing with Visual Studio 2013

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Prerequisites

We recommend that you have one or more years experience:

  • Working as a tester on a software development team
  • Reading or writing software requirements
  • Using Microsoft Test Manager 2012 or 2013

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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