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Microsoft - Visual Studio 2017 - Microsoft Test Manager



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8/2/2021 (Monday)


Learn how to use Microsoft Test Manager (MTM) for manual testing on this accelerated 2-day Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 - Microsoft Test Manager course.

Get an overview of Microsoft Test Manager, including test case creation, execution and parameterisation. Plus, combine theoretical and hands-on study to learn more - faster - with Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology. You’ll study:

  • Roles and responsibilities within testing
  • Agile testing frameworks (like SCRUM)
  • Test management using Web Access
  • Plans and test suites
  • Overview of virtualisation in Lab Manager

You’ll also cover advanced Microsoft Test Manager features, like:

  • Queries
  • Shared parameters
  • Action recording
  • MTM and TFS reporting
  • Visual Studio Team Services

This accelerated course is ideal for QA managers/engineers.

Six reasons why you should sit your Microsoft Test Manager course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Microsoft Test Manager trained in just 2 days.
  2. Our Microsoft Test Manager course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. You’ll learn more Microsoft Test Manager. 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
  4. You’ll learn Microsoft Test Manager 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
  5. You’ll be studying Microsoft Test Manager 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 77,104 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  6. You'll do more than study Microsoft Test Manager 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


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Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify


Introduction to ALM and Visual Studio

  • ALM overview
  • Software quality management within ALM
  • TFS – Visual Studio and ALM
  • Work items

Test Manager for test case design and execution

  • Roles and responsibilities within the testing area
  • Microsoft Test Manager overview
  • Agile testing framework and SCRUM
  • Test & Lab Manager overview
  • Test plans & test suites
  • Test cases creation & execution
  • Test case parameterisation
  • Test configurations and configuration variables
  • Communicating bugs to developers and verifying bug fixes
  • Test management using Web Access

Test Manager advanced features

  • Queries
  • Shared parameters
  • Action recording – record simple tests with automated playback
  • Working with builds
  • Recommended tests
  • Exploratory testing
  • Working with Visual Studio Team Services
  • Working with automated tests
  • Reporting with MTM & TFS
  • Test settings
  • Diagnostics data adapters

Overview of Lab Manager

  • Virtualisation overview
  • Controlling virtualisation with Lab Manager
  • Standard environments

What's Included

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)


You should be familiar with:

  • Windows operating systems
  • Websites & browsers
  • General IT infrastructure

A fundamental understanding of testing is also preferable, but not essential.

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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