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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.

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

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

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

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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