Based on industry best practice and utilising real-life examples of projects that our consultants have worked on, this 2-day course will provide delegates with an introduction to those activities and responsibilities that are specific to User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
The course considers how UAT differs from other forms of testing, where in the life cycle it is performed (not simply immediately prior to delivery to live operations), who performs UAT (ideally as a co-operative activity between professional testers and the future users), which are the most appropriate testing techniques and how to apply them in practice.
This two-day tutor-led course includes slides, exercises and practical work, and uses a hands-on approach based on group exercises and discussions. It is highly-interactive, allowing attendees to learn from the experience of the instructor and each other, and, owing to its interactive nature, each course is restricted to a maximum of 18 delegates.
It looks at where UAT fits into different development life cycles, including traditional waterfall, the V-model and Agile and how to develop and appropriate UAT approach. The course also covers test planning and estimating, defect reporting and management, test execution and progress.
The course is principally aimed at testers who are moving into a User Acceptance Test management or support role and those operational staff who are seconded to the User Acceptance Test team.
It is also useful for those who are new to User Acceptance Testing such as project managers, business analysts, business managers and anyone who will be a user or customers of the systems being tested.
There are no prerequisites.
The objectives of the Introduction to User Acceptance Testing course are to:
As a next step, delegates who want to explore the topics introduced in this course in more depth and gain additional practical skills may find the following appropriate:
Alternatively, those who wish to enhance their career prospects by gaining a software testing qualification may wish to try:
Each delegate will be provided with their own workbook containing copies of all slides and supporting text. CDs containing soft copies of the delegate workbook, templates and examples will also be provided for future reference.