Software Testing Basics for Domain Testers

What can you expect from this course?

A time-saving introduction, especially for domain testers who only test occasionally. Fundamentals of software testing, the importance and benefits of systematic software testing, and the key activities of a tester.

Goals of participating in “Compact software testing for domain testers”

The course motivates participants to test software systematically and profitably. You will learn the prerequisites for effective software testing and will be able to perform testing activities as part of a basic testing process.

The course focuses on finding and specifying test cases using established black-box testing techniques, which you will learn to apply through hands-on exercises. You will also learn about the benefits and techniques of exploratory testing.

You will receive important tips on test execution, in particular on writing meaningful defect reports . This course will also deepen your knowledge of reviews as a valuable testing technique.

The following content is covered

  • Requirements for effective software testing and key testing terms
  • Principles of software testing
  • Value and benefits of software testing
  • Overview of the test process
  • Finding and specifying test cases, test specification techniques for domain testers
  • Exploratory testing
  • Test execution & defect reporting
  • Reviews: Basics, review process, review variants, benefits of reviews, success factors


The course content corresponds to parts of the ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level test standard.


Target Audience

  • Professional Tester
  • Testers
  • Managers
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Mrs. Katrin Krauss