About Syllabus Practice Exercises and Assessments

Test Management

  • Understanding the role and responsibilities of a test manager in software development projects.
  • Overview of the goals and objectives of test management.
Test Process Planning
  • Defining the test strategy and approach for the project.
  • Identifying test objectives, scope, and priorities.
  • Developing the test plan and test cases.
Test Estimation and Resource Planning
  • Estimating resources, time, and effort required for testing.
  • Identifying and managing risks related to testing.
  • Allocating resources effectively to meet testing objectives.
Test Execution and Monitoring
  • Managing the execution of test cases and test scripts.
  • Monitoring test progress and tracking test coverage.
  • Identifying and managing defects throughout the testing process.
Defect Management
  • Defining the defect lifecycle and workflow.
  • Logging, prioritising, and assigning defects.
  • Tracking defects to resolution and closure.
Test Reporting and Metrics
  • Generating test reports to communicate test progress and results.
  • Defining and measuring key test metrics: test coverage, defect density, etc.
  • Using metrics to evaluate test effectiveness and make data-driven decisions.
Test Automation Management
  • Identifying opportunities for test automation.
  • Selecting and implementing test automation tools.
  • Managing test automation scripts and frameworks.
Test Environment Management
  • Planning and setting up test environments.
  • Managing configuration and data requirements for testing.
  • Ensuring the stability and availability of test environments.
Test Team Management
  • Building and leading a high-performing test team
  • Managing team dynamics and fostering collaboration.
  • Providing coaching and mentorship to team members.
Test Process Improvement
  • Identifying areas for process improvement in the testing process.
  • Implementing best practices and lessons learned from previous projects.
  • Continuously improving the test process to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
Test Management in Agile and DevOps
  • Test management practices in Agile methodologies: Scrum, Kanban, etc.
  • Test management practices in DevOps: continuous integration, continuous testing, and continuous deployment.
Practice Exercises and Assessments
  • Hands-on exercises and simulations to reinforce learning.
  • Assessments and quizzes to evaluate understanding and application of test management concepts.
  • Feedback and guidance to support continuous learning and improvement.