This course provides testers and test managers with an understanding of the fundamentals of testing on agile projects. Attendees will learn how agile software development projects are organized, and the various types of agile development practices in common use. They will understand how agile development differs from traditional approaches, how to position testers in an agile organization, the fundamental agile testing principles, practices, and processes, and the skills they’ll need to excel in an agile environment. The attendees will learn ways to estimate and organize testing within agile projects and the application of risk-based testing on agile projects. They’ll also gain a basic understanding of the important testing and test-related tools commonly used on agile projects.
This course is ideal for testers experienced with traditional software lifecycles, entry-level testers with an interest in agile testing, and experienced developers with a lot to a little knowledge of testing who work in agile projects. Testers, test analysts, test engineers, test consultants, test managers, user acceptance testers, and software developers working in agile organizations will find this course useful, informative, and fun. The ISTQB Foundation Level certificate is a pre-requisite to take the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Agile Tester exam, but non-certificate holders can take and benefit from the course. Note that the exam is not included in the cost of this course but can be purchased at the time of enrollment for an additional $150.
By the end of this course, an attendee should be able to:
Created by Rex Black, President of RBCS, Inc. (www.rbcs-us.com), past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (www.istqb.org), past President of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (www.astqb.org), Chair of the ISTQB Agile Tester Working Group, and co-author of the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Agile Tester Syllabus, this course is ideal for testers and test teams preparing for certification. This course was accredited by the ASTQB July 2014. The course follows the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Agile Tester Syllabus 2014.
The exam is not administered at the course. The exam fee is not included in the cost of registration. Current rules require that individuals sitting for the ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Level Extension exam must be CTFL certified*. Exam vouchers for electronic exams can be issued for $150 to be used at a local Kryterion testing center.
*Not CTFL certified? Add the Foundation level e-learning course for $550 (normally priced at $899). This course includes: