STPCon Fall 2017 Conference September 25-29, 2017

$1,495.00

The Software Test Professionals Conference is the leading event where test leadership, management and strategy converge. The hottest topics in the industry are covered including agile testing, performance testing, test automation, mobile application testing, and test team leadership and management. Attending this conference will help you meet your professional career goals and give you the opportunity to improve your software testing techniques; find the latest tools; discover emerging trends; develop new or improve existing processes; network and gather with other high-level professionals; and gain industry insight you won’t find anywhere else.

ISTQB Test Engineering Foundation

The Foundation Level Test course, created by Rex Black, past President of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), past President of the American Software Testing Qualifications Board (ASTQB) and co-author of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board Foundation Syllabus, this course is ideal for testers and test teams preparing for certification.

This hands-on course provides test engineers and test managers with the essential ideas, processes, tools and skills they need in order to set themselves on a path for true testing professionalism.

The objectives of the course are as follows:

  • Review the major test design techniques with lecture and exercises
  • Methodology behind a successful testing program and covers a wide range of issues, from those related to the individual tester to those related to the testing department as a whole
  • The testing process is presented, both through theory and hands-on exercises that follow an example project, including the difficult tasks of tracking and presenting tests results
  • Creation of a test environment and test automation is also covered, along with system development lifecycles and how they affect testing

Purchase of the course tuition includes:

  • Complimentary access to the RBCS e-learning course
  • Instructor-led four-day course
  • A set of approximately 700 PowerPoint slides covering the topics to be addressed
  • NEW!! A downloadable copy of the complete note set. Download the materials to a PC or mobile device. There is no expiration date on access to this valuable resource as they will be downloadable. Digital rights management and intellectual property rights are protected by some limitations such as the inability to share the file with others. Further, while the materials can be printed, each page includes a prominent watermark, with the exception of the pages in the ISTQB Syllabus and Glossary.
  • Three sample Foundation Level mock exams to provide a review of the Foundation Level exam
  • ISTQB Foundation Level Syllabus
  • The latest glossary of terms used in Software Testing produced by members of the ISTQB
  • Standards for Software Testing
  • Test Engineering Foundation Sample Exam Questions embedded throughout course
  • Exercise solutions
  • Project Source Documents for Course Exercises
  • The $250 certification exam voucher.
  • Course completion certificate (often used for employer reimbursement)

Re-accredited by ASTQB June 2010. This course follows the ISTQB Foundation Level Syllabus 2011. Click below to download your preferred format of the syllabus: PDF formatEPUB (Nook) format or MOBI (Kindle) format.

Blended e-learning, licenses and volume discounts are also available for companies. 

There are no cancellations or registration transfers to another date within 30 dates prior to the start of the course. You will be held responsible for 100% of the tuition if you cancel your registration within that time period. If the course is canceled by RBCS you will received a 100% refund or, upon your request, your tuition can be moved to another course. 

ISTQB Advanced Level Security Tester

The objectives for the course are as follows:

  • Plan, perform and evaluate security tests from a variety of perspectives – policy-based, risk-based, standards-based, requirements-based and vulnerability-based.
  • Align security test activities with project lifecycle activities.
  • Analyze the effective use of risk assessment techniques in a given situation to identify current and future security threats and assess their severity levels.
  • Evaluate the existing security test suite and identify any additional security tests.
  • Analyze a given set of security policies and procedures, along with security test results, to determine effectiveness.
  • For a given project scenario, identify security test objectives based on functionality, technology attributes and known vulnerabilities.
  • Analyze a given situation and determine which security testing approaches are most likely to succeed in that situation.
  • Identify areas where additional or enhanced security testing may be needed.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of security mechanisms.
  • Help the organization build information security awareness.
  • Demonstrate the attacker mentality by discovering key information about a target, performing actions on a test application in a protected environment that a malicious person would perform, and understand how evidence of the attack could be deleted.
  • Analyze a given interim security test status report to determine the level of accuracy, understandability, and stakeholder appropriateness.
  • Analyze and document security test needs to be addressed by one or more tools.
  • Analyze and select candidate security test tools for a given tool search based on specified needs.
  • Understand the benefits of using security testing standards and where to find them.

Purchase of the course tuition includes:

  • Instructor-led three-day course
  • A set of approximately 300 PowerPoint slides covering the topics to be addressed
  • NEW!! A downloadable copy of the complete note set. Download the materials to a PC or mobile device. There is no expiration date on access to this valuable resource as they will be downloadable. Digital rights management and intellectual property rights are protected by some limitations such as the inability to share the file with others. Further, while the materials can be printed, each page includes a prominent watermark, with the exception of the pages in the ISTQB Syllabus and Glossary.
  • Foundation Sample Exam Questions and Foundation Level mock exam to provide a review of the Foundation Level exam
  • ISTQB Advanced Level Syllabus Security Tester
  • The latest glossary of terms used in Software Testing produced by members of the ISTQB
  • Advanced Security Tester Sample Exam Questions embedded throughout course. A complete set of questions for every learning objective in the Security Tester module of the ISTQB Advanced Syllabus.
  • Exercises
  • Advanced Security Tester Mock Exam
  • Project Source Documents for Course Exercises
  • Add-on option of printed copies of written course materials and/or supplemental textbook, “CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition (Exam SY0-401)”
  • Add-on option of ePub format or Amazon Kindle format versions of “CompTIA Security+ All-in-One Exam Guide, Fourth Edition (Exam SY0-401)”
  • The $200 certification exam fee - Kryterion Testing Center voucher issued. Find the testing center nearest to you click here. All attendees of the Advanced Level courses must have successfully completed Foundation Level training and sufficient practical experience. Proof of eligibility is available from the American Software Testing Qualifications Board and is required to take an Advanced exam.
  • Course completion certificate (often used for employer reimbursement)

    ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Agile Tester

    This hands-on course provides testers and test managers with an understanding of the fundamentals of testing on agile projects.

    The objectives of the course are as follows:

    • Collaborate in an agile team, being familiar with agile principles and practices
    • Adapt existing testing experience, knowledge, and best practices to agile projects
    • Support the agile team in planning test-related activities
    • Apply relevant test methods and techniques
    • Assist in test automation
    • Help business stakeholders define understandable and testable user stories and acceptance criteria
    • Collaborate and share information with other team members
    • Work effectively within an agile team and environment

    Purchase of the course tuition includes:

    • Instructor-led two-day course
    • A set of approximately 200 PowerPoint slides covering the topics to be addressed
    • NEW!! A downloadable copy of the complete note set. Download the materials to a PC or mobile device. There is no expiration date on access to this valuable resource as they will be downloadable.
    • A mock exam to provide a review of the Foundation Level exam
    • Agile Tester Foundation Sample Exam Questions embedded throughout course
    • Exercise solutions
    • A mock exam to assess readiness for the ISTQB Foundation Level Extension Agile Tester exam
    • Project Source Documents for Course Exercises
    • Course completion certificate (often used for employer reimbursement)

    The exam is not administered at the course. The exam fee is not included with the tuition. Current rules require that individuals sitting for the ISTQB Agile Tester Foundation Level Extension exam must be CTFL certified. Exam vouchers for electronic exams can be issued for $150 to be used at a local Kryterion testing center.

    Registration information will be given to STPCon officials. 

    When: September 25-29, 2017
    Where: The Hyatt Regency Dulles Hotell
    2300 Dulles Corner Blvd.
    Herndon, Virginia 20171
    United States
    +1.703.713.1234 (Hotel)
    +1.888.421.1442 (Reservations)

    A special discounted rate of $169 per night has been reserved for conference participants. The discounted rate will be available until September 5th or until rooms sell out. Reserve your room today, the hotel will sell out! 

     

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