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Master Agile Testing

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  • Early bird deadline: March 22, 2019

 

CP-MAT stands for "Certified Professional – Master Agile Testing" certification prepared and honored by "Agile Testing Alliance" & "Universiti Teknologi Malaysia".


CP-BAT is the prerequisite for this next level of certification. Alternatively you should have Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® or similar basic Agile training. In absence of this you should be having at least 1 year of proven relevant experience in Agile or Testing.

The course is applicable for all roles and not just "testers". Knowledge, experience & certification is consciously designed to focus on "agile testing" and not on "agile testers".

How is it useful?

CP-MAT gets help you get into the testing mindset in an agile project. It helps you utilize your testing experience in learning hands on Agile testing. It instills the "Quality is everyone's responsibility" concept in the minds of the participants. It is useful for even to an experienced tester to apply the "regular" testing techniques to an Agile project. The concepts of Agile process with context to testing are covered during the course along with the associated best practices for Testing in an Agile Project. The course takes a hands-on approach while covering Release Planning, User Stories Review, Estimation, Sprint Planning, Agile Test Strategy, Testing debt, Testing DoD, Test Reporting and Metrics. This also introduces the participants to the concepts of TDD, ATDD, BDD and Continuous Integration (which are covered in detailed in the next level course CP-AAT). You will get a ready to use Agile Testing Tool Kit which will aid you in your testing projects.

Am I eligible?

Anyone who is CP-BAT certified is eligible for CP-MAT. Alternatively you should have Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)® or similar basic Agile training and a testing background which includes certification from ISTQB/QAI/similar. In absence of this you should be having at least 1 year of proven relevant experience in Agile or Testing.

Duration

CP-MAT is designed specifically for corporates and working professionals alike. If you are a corporation you can opt for either 5 half days course or 3 days course followed by an examination. If you are a working professional opt for 3 days course followed by an examination.

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Training Agenda

  • Agile Fundamentals

    Quick Overview on Agile - 

    Get everyone on one page about why agile and benefits of agile over traditional development. 

    Learn who, when and why agile manifesto was drafted? 

    Learn about Scrum basics, important artifacts, meetings, roles.

  • ​Agile Testing

    What is Agile Testing? 
    Apply the classic Testing Strategy for a case study and then understanding the difference that an agile project would throw
    Learn and discuss the challenges that agile projects bring in our classical testing thinking

    Agile Testing mindset.

    Agile Testing Principles. Learn agile testing principles and values​

  • ​User Stories and Role of Agile Testers. 

  • Agile Testing Setup

    Test Strategy and Release Planning.

    Test Metrics.

  • Optimized Test Design and Test execution. 

    Learn Exploratory Testing, context driven testing and some templates from the MAT Toolkit

    Learn Orthogonal array and Pair Wise Test Design Technique

    Learn the importance of Buddy Testing / Pairing in general

    Learning scenario based testing

    Learning non-GUI based testing concepts

  • Agile testing – Practice Iteration 1. Practice all agile and testing fundamentals throughout the course on a case study of a dummy project.

    Test Plan Creation

    Test Design and Test Scenario Creation

    Test Execution during the iteration=

    Retrospective

  • Agile Testing - Practice Iteration 2. Apply the learning from Iteration 1 to get better at the Iteration two of the case study. 

    Test Plan Creation

    Test Design and Test Scenario Creation

    Test Execution during the iteration=

    Retrospective

  • ​Agile testing – Other Aspects

     Development Driven Tests. 

    ATDD and BDD. 

    Non-functional Testing. 

    Understand DoD – Understanding what is debt in Agile projects and how the testing debts gets accumulated over a period of time. Also understand how to take care of Testing debts. Refactoring

    Understand organization and logistics challenges. Understanding how Agile can be implemented for large and distributed teams

    Agile for Independent Testing organizations. Understanding how can Independent testing organizations adapt to the agile ways and use this as an advantage for winning testing projects

CP-MAT Certification Regular: $1,250 Early bird: $1,100

$1,100.00Price
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