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Professional Manual Testing Program is meant for professionals who want to enter into the IT field. It starts with conceptual clarity on software testing, fundamentals of manual/functional testing, JIRA tool, introduction to Automation and how a testing team works in an Agile environment. The highlights of the course are ongoing assignments, project work and preparation for the interview.

Manual Testing

  • Introduction to software testing fundamentals
  • SDLC lifecycle (waterfall, V-model etc)
  • Testing lifecycle
  • Roles & Responsibilities of software tester
  • Static and Dynamic testing
  • Functional and non-functional testing
  • Testing Levels (unit testing, system testing, system integration testing etc)
  • Regression testing and its significance in Agile projects
  • Test factors for test case design
  • Test case design techniques using flowcharts, use case scenarios, permutations and
    combinations etc.
  • Boundary value and equivalence partition techniques for data driven testing.
  • Defect reporting and management
  • Bug lifecycle
  • Test Reporting and documentation (Test summary report, traceability matrix etc)
  • Tools for test management (JIRA, Zephyr)
  • Interview Techniques (Q&A)
  • Assignments based assessment Introduction to JIRA and Zephyr
  • Getting started and setup
  • Agile Boards - Scrum, Kanban
  • Overview of Epics, Stories and tasks in JIRA
  • How to write a story in JIRA
  • Defect Management
  • Introduction to Zephyr
  • Zephyr and JIRA Integration
  • Creating test in Zephyr
  • Test Execution and Reporting in Zephyr
  • Linking defects with Test

Introduction to Test Automation Tool

  • What is Automation
  • Benefits of Automation
  • When to automate
  • How to automate
  • Economics of Automation
  • Key Commercial tools comparison
  • Automation Concepts
  • Preparing to Record
  • Introduction to Selenium
  • Selenium Components Installation
  • Selenium IDE
  • Managing User interface controls
  • Understanding Java Concepts
  • Debugging Scripts
  • Batch Execution
  • Automation Frameworks

Agile Methodologies

  • Manifesto for Agile Software Development
  • The Twelve Principles
  • The Agile Ecosystem
  • Product Owner
  • Scrum Team
  • User Story
  • Acceptance criteria
  • Initiative/Feature/User Story Hierarchy
  • Sizing/estimates of the user stories
  • Minimum Viable Product a.k.a. the MVP
  • The Sprint
  • Technical cycle time
  • Agile Team
  • Scrum Master
  • Agile Tester
  • Other Agile Team members
  • Ceremonies
  • Sprint Planning Meeting
  • Story Board
  • Daily Stand-Up
  • Sprint Burn-Down
  • Balance Scope vs. Schedule
  • Definition of Done
  • Showcase
  • Retrospective
  • Agile Governance
  • The Waterfall Process
  • A Phased Waterfall Project
  • An Agile Process
  • Small Agile project

Project Work

  • Working on a project to have a practical experience in testing
  • Qualifying Exam

* Note: We are open for any customization to course contents.

Q: Do I need to be from technical background to do this course?

A: Working knowledge of internet and Microsoft packages (Word, Excel) is enough for learning testing.

Q: Is this a basic or advance software testing course?

A: This course starts with the basics and Fundamentals of Manual Testing and then gradually moves to the advance levels of Manual testing with a Test Management Tool (Quality Center/ALM)

Q: Is PMTP & ISTQB same?

A: PMTP is a practical and specialised software testing course whereas ISTQB is a theoretical software testing knowledge base course.

Q: Which jobs can I apply after doing PMTP?

A: You can apply for Jr. Test Analyst and Test Analyst roles.

Q: Do you support with job placements?

A: We prepare you for the interview preparations and share our internal & external job posting with you directly to reduce your round of interviews.