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Quality Assurance Automation (Manual Testing, QTP/UFT, TestDirector)

Start: TBA       Type: Online / In-class; Evening & Weekends       Duration (hr): 78


The course is a great introduction to Software Quality Assurance. Students are introduced to the foundations and practical techniques for establishing and implementing a Software Quality Assurance for Client/Server and Web applications. Emphasis is placed on methodologies for defining and validating quality, preventing and detecting errors, and defining test strategies and plans. It covers various testing techniques, scenarios, requirements hierarchy, cases and scripts. The course provides the Quality Assurance techniques with QuickTest Pro/Unified Functional Testing and TestDirector/Quality Center. Students will learn how to plan effective tests, how to record test and perform playbacks, how to manage Object Repository. In addition, the verification procedures will be discussed in details demonstrating different techniques. Topics include WEB Testing, Actions, Standard Checkpoints and Output Value, Data-Driven Test, Descriptive Programming, and Cross-Browser. Extensive programming examples and exercises are provided using QuickTest Pro/Unified Functional Testing. 
1. Foundations of Software Quality Assurance (Manual Testing) - This module provides full comprehensive training of Quality Assurance process, and prepares students to enter, or to advance a career in Software Testing. Students will learn Software Development Life Cycle, testing concepts, test documentation, tester’s role in the project, test management process, test tools, test types and methods, test techniques and definitions according to the industry standards. The module includes Functional Testing, Positive and Negative Testing, GUI Testing, Black Box, White Box, Usability, Regression. Test types and techniques will be discussed for all Test levels, Unit, Integration, System, User Acceptance. Students will get  practical Quality Assurance training, including how to create a Test Plan, Test scenarios, Test cases, Test Data, Defects, and full Defect life cycle. Information on the latest interview trends and effective interview strategies are also included.
2. Automated Testing with QTP / UFT - Gives you a comprehensive understanding of QuickTest Professional / Unified Functional Testing as an automated functional testing tool. During this course topics such as recording and running tests, adding synchronization points and verification steps, modularizing and reusing tests will be covered. You will manage objects in the Object Repository, and use the Object Spy tool to view object properties at run time. Also discussed: Advanced features of QTP/UFT and test creation through scripting in the Expert View.
3. Quality Center/TestDirector Concepts - Provides students with the skills necessary to use Quality Center for test management. Covers the features and capabilities of Quality Center.
4. JIRA Essentials - This module includes basic concepts of JIRA (issue, project and workflow), JIRA Workspace, JIRA Dashboard, and crucial elements of work with Issues, Searching and Reporting.
5. Resume and Interview Preparation Workshop - This workshop-module provides students with the best strategies and interview techniques crucial for finding a QA Analyst job. The workshop includes valuable job searching tips, reviewing the most frequently asked QA interview questions, practicing mock interviews, providing strategies for creating and building up a competitive resume for specialists of all levels – with or without IT experience. The module helps students to identify their unique skills and experience they can use to stand out from other candidates, the most important Do and Don’ts in the job searching process, how to make a great first impression and convey interviewers. Students will get familiar with the situation in the market and dealing with recruitment agencies.
After completing this course, students should be able to record effective automation scripts using available checkpoint, create batch scripts for regression testing and analyze test results after the execution. 
*78 instructor-led class hours, plus labs
Computer user skills; IT related education or work experience is a plus

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