CASQ Preparatory Training
(A Two Day Workshop)

Workshop Overview

This foundation–level certification ensures that the fundamental principles, concepts, and practices of software quality assurance is understood as demonstrated by successful completion of an examination. This certification requires a combined education and/or work experience totaling three years. Acquiring the designation of Certified Associate in Software Quality (CASQ) indicates a professional level of competence in the principles and practices of quality assurance in the IT profession. CASQs become members of an acclaimed professional group, receiving recognition of their competence by business and professional associates, and are afforded potentially more rapid career advancement.

Workshop Benefits

At the end of the course the participant will be able to understand:

  • Quality Principles and Concepts
  • Verification and Validation Life Cycle Quality Framework
  • Review and Testing Techniques
  • Quality Assurance Activities
  • QA Planning
  • Process Improvement Models
  • Metrics and Measurement
  • Outsourcing and Subcontracting Processes

Workshop Contents

  • Skill Category 1: Quality Principles and Concepts
  • Skill Category 2: Quality Leadership
  • Skill Category 3: Quality Baselines (Assessments and Models)
  • Skill Category 4: Quality Assurance
  • Skill Category 5: Quality Planning
  • Skill Category 6: Define, Build, Implement and Improve Work Processes
  • Skill Category 7: Quality Control Practices
  • Skill Category 8: Metrics and Measurement
  • Skill Category 9: Internal Control and Security
  • Skill Category 10: Outsourcing, COTS and Contracting Quality

Who Should Attend

  • This course is for individuals appearing for the CASQ examination. The individuals can include:
    Recent Graduates from Universities looking for a job in Software Quality
  • Non – IT professionals interested in shifting to Software Quality
  • Students pursuing IT training and certification programs like MCAD, MCDBA, or MCTS

Eligibility Criteria for Taking Certification Exam

Those individuals who desire to take the CASQ certification exam must meet at-least one of the following criteria:

  • A 3 year degree or 4 year degree from an accredited college level institution
  • A 2 year degree from an accredited college – level institution and 1 years experience in the IT field
  • Three years experience in the IT field