Manual Testing Course Content

Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Testing

1. Why is testing necessary?
2. What is testing?
3. Economics of Testing
4. Black Box Testing
5. White Box Testing
6. Software Testing Principles
7. Fundamental Test Process

Chapter 2: Testing throughout the software life cycle

1. Software Development models
2. V - Model
3. Iterative Life Cycles
4. Test Levels
5. Component Testing
6. Integration Testing
7. System Testing
8. Acceptance Testing
9. Maintenance testing

Chapter 3: Static Techniques

1. Reviews and the test process
2. Review Process
3. Inspections and Walkthroughs
4. Code Inspection

Chapter 4: Test Design Techniques

1. Identifying test conditions and designing test cases
2. Categories of test design techniques
3. Specification-based or black-box techniques
4. Boundary Value Analysis
5. Decision Table Testing
6. Equivalence Partitioning
7. State Transition Testing
8. Use Case Testing
9. Structure-based or white-box techniques
10. Code Coverage
11. Decision Coverage
12. Statement Coverage
13. Structural Testing
14. Experience-based techniques
15. Error Guessing
16. Exploratory Testing
17. Choosing a test technique

Chapter 5: Test Management

1. Test Organization
2. Test Plans, Estimates, and strategies
3. Test progress monitoring and control
4. Configuration Management
5. Risk and Testing
6. Incident Management

Chapter 6: Other Testing Types

1. Function Testing
2. Volume Testing
3. Stress Testing
4. Usability Testing
5. Security Testing
6. Performance Testing
7. Configuration Testing
8. Reliability Testing
9. Recovery Testing

Chapter 7: Introducing Quality Center

1. The Quality Center Testing Process
2. Starting Quality Center
3. The Quality Center Window

Lesson 8: Specifying Releases and Cycles

1. Defining Releases and Cycles
2. Viewing Releases and Cycles

Lesson 9: Specifying Requirements

1. Defining Requirements
2. Viewing Requirements
3. Modifying Requirements
4. Converting Requirements

Lesson 10: Planning Tests

1. Developing a Test Plan Tree
2. Designing Test Steps
3. Copying Test Steps
4. Calling Tests with Parameters
5. Creating and Viewing Requirements Coverage

Lesson 11: Running Tests

1. Defining Test Sets
2. Adding Tests to a Test Set
3. Scheduling Test Runs
4. Running Tests Manually
5. Viewing and Analyzing Test Results

Lesson 12: Adding and Tracking Defects

1. How to Track Defects
2. Adding New Defects
3. Matching Defects
4. Updating Defects
5. Linking Defects to Tests
6. Creating Favorite Views