Free Online Course on Software Testing Management

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University System of Maryland (USM) is offering free online course on Software Testing Management. In this course, part of the Software Testing and Verification MicroMasters program, students will learn about the management aspects of software testing.

Applicants learn how to effectively manage software tests using estimations, defect management, metrics and software quality initiatives. The course starts on August 2, 2017.

Course At A Glance

Length: 8 weeks
Effort: 8-10 hours pw
Subject: Computer Science
Institution: University System of Maryland (USM) and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $249
Session: Course Starts on August 2, 2017

Providers’ Details

The University System of Maryland (USM) is the state of Maryland’s public higher education system. The USM consists of three Research Universities, three Historically Black Institutions, four Traditional Comprehensive Institutions, two Regional Education Centers; one Specialized Research institution, and one “Virtual” Institution specializing in online and distance education, and a system office.

About This Course

There is much more to software testing than just finding defects. Successful software and quality assurance engineers need to also manage the testing of software.

In this course, part of the Software Testing and Verification MicroMasters program, students will learn about the management aspects of software testing. Students will learn how to successfully plan, schedule, estimate and document a software testing plan.

Why Take This Course?

Applicants will learn how to effectively manage software tests using estimations, defect management, metrics and software quality initiatives.

Learning Outcomes

  • Plan, estimate, schedule and document software testing
  • Manage software defects
  • How to compute software testing metrics
  • Evaluate and implement software quality initiatives

Instructors

Dr. Michael Scott Brown

Program Chair of the Software Engineering Master’s, University of Maryland University College

Dr. Renata Rand McFadden

Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland University College

Requirements

None

How To Join This Course

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