Writing Test Cases for Software Requirements

Download PDFStudies have shown that releasing a defective product into your organization or the external market can be up to 3,000 times more expensive than getting it right the first time! Your business needs to ensure that the product is reliable and provides the expected business value.

This course takes you through the concept of solution evaluation by targeting the topics of understanding, discovering, building, and managing test cases. You will learn how to assess the performance of solution and ensure the expected value is delivered.

Writing Test Cases Learning Objectives

  • Understand the phases of testing
  • Learn standard testing terminology
  • Identify test ideas from requirements
  • Prioritize test ideas using risk analysis
  • Generate test ideas for other solution characteristics
  • Review standard test documents
  • Convert test ideas and equivalence classes into test cases
  • Document test cases and test procedures
  • Understand Software Quality Assurance
  • Define test plans
  • Track and manage defects
  • Track test case status
  • Ensure proper test coverage with traceability matrices

Get our instructor, Kathy’s, tips on identifying positive and negative test cases in her Positive vs Negative Test Cases: Which is Which? blog post.

Course Outline

Understanding Test Cases

  • Understand the objectives and principles of software testing
  • Understand the phases of testing
  • Learn standard testing terminology
  • Learn to limit possible test cases using

Discovering Test Cases

  • Identify test ideas from requirements
  • Prioritize test ideas using risk analysis
  • Generate test ideas for other solution characteristics

Building Test Cases

  • Review standard test documents
  • Convert test ideas and equivalence classes into test cases
  • Document test cases and test procedures

Managing Test Cases

  • Understand SQA
  • Define test plans
  • Track and manage defects
  • Track test case status
  • Ensure proper test coverage with traceability matrices

Develop Your Action Plan

  • Requirements validation summary
  • Develop an Action Plan with next steps on the student's current project
  • Student questions/discussion topics

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$1,330.00
Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2018 Live Virtual 9:00 - 5:00 EST Register
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Length 2 days
CDU/PDU Earn 14 IIBA CDUs and PMI PDUs
Intended Audience

This course is designed for team members interested in learning to write test cases and to plan for software requirements.

Prerequisites We recommend that the students have attended our Essential Skills for Business Analysis course or have equivalent experience.

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