Software Test Estimation
Duration: 2 Days
This course uses hands on labs to guide the student through the many questions of test estimation. It will help the student decide whether to use risk to determine what should be tested and what tasks should be completed before those tests can be performed. It will also show what techniques can be combined like work-breakdown-structures, historical project data, and rules of thumb to estimate the time and money required for those tasks. The student will also be taught how to respond to management requests to compress testing efforts into pre-existing schedules or budget targets.
Topics Covered In This Course
Deciding What to Test
Workshop: Quality Risk Analysis
Estimating What Can Be Tested: Fundamentals
Estimating What Can Be Tested: Important Considerations
Estimating What Can Be Tested: Refinements
Workshop: Developing an Estimate
Selling the Estimate
Workshop: Presenting and Defending a Budget
Workshop: Calculating Costs of Failure
Adapting to Project Constraints
Workshop: Risk-Driven Reductions in Test Project Scope
What You Can Expect
At the end of this course, delegates will be able to:
Who Should Take This Course
This course is designed for anyone who needs to develop and understand software test estimating.
Some exposure to software applications.
Instructor led with 50% lecture and 50% lab.
Every student attending a Verhoef Training class will receive a certificate good for $100 toward their next public class taken within a year.
You can also buy "Verhoef Vouchers" to get a discounted rate for a single student in any of our public or web-based classes. Contact your account manager or our sales office for details.
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