Excelling in test specifications

What can you expect from this course?

You will gain confidence in writing high quality test specifications.

Training objectives: Excelling in test specifications

Finding test cases is an activity that many testers have mastered. However, it is much more challenging to formulate test cases in such a way that all parties involved can derive the right information from them and thus generate the greatest possible benefit for the project. This course is dedicated to this often underestimated task.

As a participant, you will learn what is important when creating test specifications. You will learn different ways of formulating and writing test cases in a way that is understandable, reviewable and maintainable, while taking into account common test case design methods.

You will gain insight into document review practices.

This course has a strong emphasis on practical exercises. You are welcome to bring in documents from your own work environment and present them for discussion.

The following topics will be covered

  • Structure of documents
  • Relevant standards
  • Different notation techniques
  • Tools used
  • Writing exercises
  • Checking documents

Prerequisites for attending the course

Basic knowledge of software testing and/or development, such as our ISTQB® Certified Tester Foundation Level course.


Target Audience

  • Testers
  • Test Analysts
  • Test Consultants
  • Developers
Contact show/hide

Your Contact to the Academy

Mrs. Katrin Krauss