About this course

Course type Performance
Course code QATCM15
Duration 1 Day

This one‐day course provides students with the knowledge and skills to effectively create, manage, and execute test cases using Microsoft Test Manager 2015.

Who Should Attend
This course is intended for developers, testers, test managers, and other QA professionals who are involved in defining, assuring, and increasing the overall quality of a software application.


Students should have experience in creating, managing, and executing tests cases for a software application. Additionally, students should have some familiarity with their team’s development process and be able to understand requirements and acceptance criteria.

Delegates will learn how to

At course completion, attendees will have had exposure to:

  • Microsoft Test Manager 2015
  • Creating and managing test plans
  • Creating and managing test suites
  • Organizing test plans around sprints and releases
  • Managing test settings and configurations
  • Assigning configurations to test runs
  • Creating quality, maintainable tests
  • Creating and using shared test steps
  • Using Microsoft Test Runner to execute tests
  • Recording and playing‐back test step actions
  • Recording desktop video during tests
  • Creating high‐quality, actionable bug reports
  • Verifying that bugs have been resolved
  • Managing and running tests from the browser
  • Conducting exploratory testing
  • Using charts and reports to assess testing progress
  • Using coded UI tests to automate UI testing
  • Creating a code UI test from an action recording


Module 1: Test Case Management

  • Visual Studio 2015 testing features
  • Test case management
  • Team Foundation Server 2015
  • Team projects
  • Testing related work item types

Module 2: Test Planning

  • Microsoft Test Manager
  • Test plans
  • Test suites
  • Test settings and test configurations
  • Managing test cases
  • Creating and using shared steps

Module 3: Running Tests

  • Running tests
  • Recording and playing‐back tests
  • Recording video
  • Creating and verifying bugs
  • Exploratory testing
  • Coded UI tests

1 Day

Microsoft Visual Studio
Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0345 074 7998 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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