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Course Title

Introduction to Microsoft Test Manager 2015

Course Code



1 day


$795 now only $475*

*Extended: Price valid until 06/30

Course Summary

This introductory course is designed to familiarize project management, test management, and business professionals with the basics of the test management solution with Microsoft Test Manager 2015.  This course demonstrates the power of test management when integrated with requirements, defect tracking, and test execution capabilities. You will learn how Microsoft Test Manager provides a collaborative and customizable solution for test planning and workflow control. Hands-on exercises are used to reinforce learning.

Intended Audience
  • Team leaders
  • Project managers
  • Test managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Other Managers
Course Objectives

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the Test & Lab Management interface
  • Create test plans, set plan parameters, and create configurations to a test plan.
  • Create test cases with manual test steps.
  • Record and playback test cases.
  • Track defects through the lifecycle.
  • Create links between test assets
  • Understand and working with environments and controllers in the lab center.
  • Determine optimal test execution using impact analysis.

To benefit from this course, you should have:

  • Experience and/or knowledge of performance testing methodology and solutions
  • Experience and/or knowledge with a previous automated performance testing tool recommended
  • Be familiar with applications for the Windows operating system
  • Experience and/or knowledge of testing methodology and solutions

Overview of Microsoft Test Manager

  • Test Process Overview
  • Test Manager Features

Team Foundation Server and Project Setup

  • Team Foundation Overview
  • Analysis of Process Templates
  • Overview of Work Item Types

Test Plans and Organizations

  • Test Plan Creation
  • Toggle Between Plans
  • Working with Test Suites
  • Configuring Test Plan Parameters
  • Creating Test Configurations
  • Creating Configuration Variables

Test Case Creation

  • Creating Test Cases
  • Linking Test Cases to Work Items
  • Associating Test Cases to Test Suites
  • Test Case Parameters
  • Working with Shared Steps

Test Case Execution

  • Using Test Runner
  • Creating Action Recordings
  • Playback of Action Recordings
  • Bug Creation During Test Execution
  • Bug State Lifecycle
  • Bug Verification

Work Item and Reports

  • Work Item Queries
  • Query Option and Filters
  • TFS Reporting
  • Project Dashboard
  • Custom Reports

Lab Center

  • Lab Center Configuration Overview
  • Accessing Virtual Environments
  • Virtual Environments with Test Execution

Impact Anaylsis

  • View impacted tests for each build
  • Execute tests based on analysis

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Upcoming Course Schedule

Start Date: Aug 28th, 2020
Time: 9:30AM - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: In The Cloud, Web


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