Washington University in St. Louis

AGI570: Agile Testing (21 hrs)

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Course summary:

Looking to enhance your skills in Agile testing methodologies, techniques and processes? Our Agile Testing Certification course is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of the mindset and role of an Agile tester.

Through this comprehensive program, you will gain the expert knowledge and skills needed to effectively collaborate with business, development, and testing personnel in an Agile development environment. You'll learn how to distinguish the diverse types of testing on an Agile effort and apply Agile test strategies and techniques related to release planning, testing within iterations, regression testing, performance testing, pre-deployment, and production support testing.

Upon completion of this certification, you'll be equipped with the tools to take your career to the next level and make a significant impact in your organization. Enroll now and become a certified Agile tester today!

Course outline:
Agile Testing Mindset
  • Overview of Agile Testing
  • Mindset and Culture
Testing Techniques
  • Categories of Testing
  • Collaborating with Developers
  • Example Driven Development
  • Feature and Story Testing
Agile Testing Mindset
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Test Strategy and Planning
  • Successful Delivery
  • Test Environments and Infrastructure
  • Working on Distributed Teams

Learning outcomes:

  • Contrast Agile testing with phase-based testing and explain the key characteristics of testing in Agile environments
  • Identify key elements of the Agile testing mindset and culture and apply new ways of thinking to real world examples
  • Apply a categorization model to manual and automated testing and design test cases using a variety of test design techniques
  • Demonstrate how testers and developers work together in Agile teams
  • Select an approach and apply ATDD or BDD techniques to real world scenarios
  • Analyze, design and execute test cases covering functional and non-functional aspects of a product using a test basis of features and user stories
  • Explain and give examples of how different roles contribute to testing in Agile environments and how roles change to support Agile testing
  • Produce and explain test plans at multiple levels and demonstrate ways to manage defects in an Agile environment
  • Demonstrate how they will support Agile development and where various testing activities fit into the overall Agile lifecycle
  • Describe the key aspects of Agile test environments and explain how they add value to the overall development process
  • Explain the challenges of working in distributed teams and some common approaches to overcoming them
Virtual Classroom
Day & Time:
Monday & Wednesday
Sept 4, 2024 to Sept 25, 2024
5:00PM to 7:30PM
Enrollment Deadline:
August 28, 2024
Course Fee(s):

Enrollment Deadline is Wednesday August 28, 2024, at 5:00 PM CST. Beyond this date, please call 314-935-4444 to register.


A full refund will be given when a registrant cancels more than five (5) business days prior to the start of the class. Cancellations received within 5 business days of the start of the class and no-shows will be billed in full. Another person may be substituted at any time at no additional charge.

A request to transfer a class to a future date can only occur if the request is more than 5 business days prior to the start of class.  Otherwise, the request will be considered a cancellation and the policy will apply.

Thank you for your interest! Currently, we don't have any additional sessions with availability. However, we're committed to offering ongoing learning opportunities and are working to add more sessions in the future. We appreciate your interest and look forward to the opportunity to support your professional growth soon.

Accrediting Associations:
  • ICAgile (International Consortium for Agile)


  • This course satisfies two elements of the Scrum Alliance CSD: Certified Scrum Developer track – Scrum Introduction and Elective.
  • After completing the course, you can take the 50-question Certified ScrumMaster test. To pass, you must answer 37 of the 50 questions correctly within the 60-minute time limit.
  • After passing the CSM test, you will be asked to accept the CSM License Agreement and complete your Scrum Alliance membership profile.

Accrediting Associations

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