This training focuses on how to achieve a consensus on important test strategy issues such as resource allocation, scheduling, risk prioritization, exit criteria, automation, etc.

  • This course is appropriate for test managers, test leads, potential test leads and managers who are tasked with developing a testing strategy for their organization.
  • There are no specific prerequisites for this training, any software professional can go through this training.


  • Discuss the importance of corporate culture and the economics of test and failure.
  • Learn proven test planning methods and techniques.
  • Learn how to create a customized Master Test Plan or Level-specific plans.
  • Discuss the issues that affect the test strategy.
  • Discover a practical risk analysis technique to prioritize your tests.
  • Discuss methods for measuring the test effectiveness of your organization.
  • Learn how to create a Test Summary Report to effectively communicate recommendations to stakeholders based on the knowledge gained during the test effort.


  • Corporate Culture.
  • Economics of test and failure.
  • What is good enough.
  • Test Psychology.
  • Raising testing profile.
  • Quantitative measures of ROI.
  • Qualitative measures of ROI.
  • Developer/tester ratio.
  • Preventive Testing.
  • The Master Test Plan.
  • Approach.
  • Scheduling.
  • Responsibilities.
  • Staffing and training.
  • Risk Analysis.
  • Product risk analysis.
  • Project risk analysis.
  • Testing Strategies.
  • Testing methodology.
  • Entrance/exit criteria.
  • Test coverage.
  • Change management.
  • Regression strategy.
  • Automation strategy.
  • Test environments.
  • Metrics.
  • Maintaining test documentation.
  • Test Summary Report.
  • Workshop.