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Test Team Leadership eLearning Course by Planit and Knowit

This course gives a great basis if you are currently in or looking to move into a leadership role. Designed for test managers and senior testers, who want to develop their leadership skills, especially around resourcing and managing a test team.

Gain test team management skills needed in leadership roles

Test Team Leadership will provide you with the ability to better manage people, test activities and test strategy for better project outcomes. The course discusses essential skills including communication, conflict resolution, appraisal and training. As the course progresses, participants learn about test plan implementation, estimation, change management, incident management and test completion reporting. This course is about enhancing your leadership skills to support your position in the industry and grow into leadership roles.

Target Audience

This course has no prerequisites and is recommended for anyone interested in leading a Test Team. This course is best suited for:

  • Test Managers, Project Managers and IT Managers looking to improve their leadership skills specifically around managing a test team.
  • Senior test professionals moving into a leadership role wanting to gain the skills necessary to undertake their test management position.


Learning Outcomes

  • Learn how to form a good test team and manage an existing team
  • Gain effective communication techniques
  • Identify and resolve conflict
  • Develop review, delegation, coaching and mentoring skills
  • Understand how to use a test strategy to manage the test process and report on test activity


Concepts and Terminology

  • Art Personality Test
  • Conflict resolution
  • Documentation reviews
  • Entry criteria
  • Exit criteria
  • Incident management
  • Interviewing techniques
  • Metrics for estimation
  • Personality assessment
  • Process improvement
  • Quality control
  • Reporting
  • Risk reduction
  • Test activities
  • Test metrics and management
  • Test plan
  • Test process
  • Test strategy
  • Training budgeting
  • V-Model
  • Verbal skills


Pricing

€360+VAT excluding certificate exam

Practicalities

Our online package allows for self-paced learning and the flexibility to study within your own schedule for 6 months, starting within 48 hours (in business days) from your order.

Planit Virtual Academy works best on the following browsers:

  • MS Internet Explorer 10, 11
  • MS Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox version 45 Extended Support Release (ESR)
  • Google Chrome 54
  • Safari OS X
  • Mobile Browser Android >4 and iOS >9

Agenda

  • What needs managing?
  • The test team
  • Communication skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Appraisals & Training
  • How to use a test strategy
  • Documentation reviews
  • The test process
  • Entry and exit criteria
  • Metrics for estimation and progress
  • Incident management
  • Reporting
  • Addressing common mistakes and issues
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