Critical Thinking for Technical Testers

This class is over now. Contact us if you are interested in attending this or similar classes in Australia. 

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September 8, 2016

Fee: $800 199 +GST (surcharges apply)


TEAM meetup members pay the heavily discounted price. Click here to become a member of the TEAM.

Cancellation Policy

– This class is non refundable. However, transfers are possible only until 48 hours before the class.

Please refer to the Terms and Conditions page prior to booking

 Click here to register

Course Requirements

Although bringing a laptop is not mandatory, attendees are advised to bring a Windows laptop with them as the class is highly experiential.

Course starts promptly at 9am each day, with optional networking from 8:30am.
Morning  and afternoon tea will be provided. Lunch is not included in this class. Participants are requested to arrange for their own lunch.

Course Introduction:

Critical thinking is one of the most important skill for testers. If you want to be a great tester, learning to be a good thinker is vital. Critical thinking testers challenge assumptions and help projects to avert disasters.

Critical thinking for technical testers is a one-day interactive, hands-on class in which Michael Bolton will teach techniques and heuristics of critical thinking. He will present challenges and scenarios that will help you practise and sharpen your critical thinking skills. You will learn multiple heuristics techniques to study and analyse product behaviours. and experience new ways to identify, isolate, and characterise bugs. This class will kickstart your brain to analyse specifications, risks, causes, effects, project plans etc.

What will you learn:

You will learn techniques that you can apply directly to your work.

  • Definition & nature of critical thinking

  • How to think critically

  • Critical thinking about

    • Test Strategy

    • Words and interpretations

    • Risks

    • Products

    • Projects

  • Models, observations and inferences

  • Common thinking errors