QWE2000 Tutorial D1

Mike Russell
(Insight Consulting Ltd., Ireland
in association with Systeme Evolutif, UK)

"ISEB Software Testing Foundation Certificate"

The Information Systems Examination Board (ISEB), a division of British Computer Society, has accredited the standard full course for delegates of Quality Week Europe, with some experience in testing, who wish to take the examination leading to the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing. The course will take 18 hours, including a 'closed book' exam; which consists of forty multiple-choice questions.

The exam will be offered during the conference, supervised by an ISEB invigilator. The results and certificates will be presented at a special announcement during QWE2000.

Objectives of the Qualifications

Presentation Abstract

Syllabus Topics for the Foundation Certificate in Software Testing:

  • Principles of Testing
  • Testing thoughout the lifecycle
  • Dynamic Testing Techniques
  • Static Testing
  • Test Management
  • Tool Support for Testing (CAST).
  • Fees

    The fee for sitting the examination is currently 200 Euros - 17.5% VAT included, payable to ISEB., through Software Research Institute. (see registration form)

    About the Speaker

    Mike Russell (B.Sc., M.Sc. in Computer Science) has over 12 years experience in the software industry, working for companies such as Digital, Motorola and Nellcor Puritan Bennett. His expertise covers methods and techniques for both software development and independent system level testing that includes significant hands-on experience of test management, test specification/implementation and tools. He has designed and delivered numerous test-related training courses for organizations and performed numerous project assignments including the introduction of structured testing methodologies for the V-model and OO development lifecycles. In addition, Mike is also involved in the areas of Software Project Management and Quality Assurance.