STARWEST 2017 - Pre-Conference Training Certification

Enhance your conference experience by attending one of our pre-conference training classes. Taught by industry leaders with years of practical experience, combining training and the conference is the best way to maximize your learning experience. Explore all of our conference plus training/certification packages and discounts on the Pricing and Ways to Save page.

*NOTE: Training classes at the conference can also be attended without a full conference registration by visiting SQETraining.com .

Sunday, October 1

Mobile Application Testing (2-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

Many testers attempt to apply what they know to mobile testing, and while that may work for some functional testing, it often leaves many critical features untested. Critical errors that go untested can mean a swift end to a mobile application. Learning how to identify common issues in mobile applications and how to test the unique aspects of a mobile application is the only way to be truly successful. This two-day course will cover usability across multiple platforms and resolutions, network and security testing, creating application unit tests, mobile UI...

Fundamentals of Agile Certification—ICAgile (2-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
Learn what agile is all about, why agile works, and how to effectively plan and develop software using agile principles. Upon completion of this course, successful attendees will be certified by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile), awarded the ICAgile Professional designation (ICP).

Requirements-Based Testing Workshop (3-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

If your testing efforts are not achieving the payback you and your organization expect, this course is for you. Requirements-Based Testing (RBT) delivers a proven, rigorous approach for designing a consistent and repeatable set of highly optimized test cases. Companies employing RBT practices have achieved twice the requirements coverage with only half the tests they previously maintained.

Fundamentals of DevOps Certification—ICAgile (2-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

DevOps combines development, testing, and operations and includes continuous integration, automated testing, continuous delivery, and rapid deployment practices. Because DevOps practices require confidence in nearly all changes, automated testing is an essential ingredient that is integrated into the process and relied upon for enforcement of quality gates and to ensure overall delivery quality. This two-day course will teach you how to avoid the common mistakes of DevOps implementations and to leverage DevOps best practices. Test professionals, operations...

Performance, Load, and Stress Testing (2-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:30pm

Designed for system testers, system designers, system tuners, software engineers, QA professionals, and project leaders, this course provides an introduction to the complexities of software performance testing and delivers testing skills that participants can immediately apply back on the job.

Mastering HP LoadRunner® for Performance Testing (2-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
This hands-on tutorial provides students with the knowledge and skills to use the latest testing tools provided by HP to validate decisions and improve software performance. Creating and managing lab environments will be discussed within the context of test planning and execution. By the end of the course, students are equipped to begin planning the implementation of LoadRunner® and Performance Center for improving testing practices within their organizations.

Real-World Software Testing with Microsoft Visual Studio® (3-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

Enable High-Quality Software through Visual Studio® Testing Tools
This course provides students with real world software testing techniques and technical skills using the latest Microsoft Test Manager 2017®, Visual Studio 2017®, and Team Foundation Server 2017® tools. We will cover manual testing features such as test case management, execution and reporting, and how Visual Studio® makes these processes powerful and organized. You will learn about the newly released Visual Studio® Web Test Manager and be introduced to automated testing with...

Python® for Testers (2-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:30pm
This is a course for testers who are frustrated by the laborious and manual work that makes up day-to-day test work, anyone who has tried or wants to try scripting and programming in order to help them focus more on the sapient test activities and let the computer do the repetitive work. During the course we will work with a strong focus on practical knowledge and learning by doing with much hands-on coding. This so that attendees can work independently with Python after the course. A large amount of exercises are built to give the opportunity to build simple but...

Agile Tester Certification (2-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Monday, October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

Agile software practices are being employed within many development organizations worldwide, and as a result, many testers struggle to understand the agile development process and their place in it. In Agile Tester Certification, both novice and experienced testers learn the fundamentals of agile development, the role of the tester in the agile team, and the agile testing processes. Learn technical and team skills testers need for success in the world of agile development, as well as the techniques of Test-Driven Development (TDD), Acceptance Test-Driven...

Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level (3-Day)

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Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 8:30am to Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

Delivered by leading experts in the testing industry, Software Tester Certification—Foundation Level is an accredited training course to prepare you for the ISTQB® Certified Tester—Foundation Level CTFL) exam. ISTQB® is the only internationally accepted certification for software testing and has granted more than 450,000 certifications in more than 110 countries around the world. In this three-day course, you’ll learn the basic skills required of a software test professional and how testing fits into software development. This course is appropriate for those new...