CMST Exam Study Workshop


Course Details


This is a three-day CMST Examination Review Course. This course is designed to further assist candidates who have been studying independently or in groups preparing for the examination. Key topics in 9 of the 10 domains of the Software Testing Common Body of Knowledge (CBOK) will be reviewed and clarified (domain 10 is not covered in the CMST course). During the course the students will be given a 2-part practice exam that simulates an actual CMST Part 2 and part 4 examination. After completing the part 2 sample the instructor will review each question.  Same will be done for part 4 exam.  During the course various techniques for answering essay questions will be given by the instructor.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, candidates will have an understanding of the depth of questions on the examination.  All domains will be covered. The 75 minute (part 1 of 4) sample exam will be complete.  The candidates will know how to answer the examination questions in each area.  All questions will be reviewed after each section of exam to provide immediate feedback to participants.

Course Outline

The CMST Exam Prep Course covers the following 9 skills categories (skill category 10 is not included in course).  (Exact timing may vary.)

  • Software Testing Principles and Concepts
  • Building the Test Environment
  • Managing the Test Project

Sample Exam (75 minutes)
Review of exam responses

  • Test Planning
  • Executing the Test Plan
  • Test Status, Analysis, and Reporting
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Testing Software Developed by Outside Organizations
  • Testing Software Controls and the Adequacy of Security Procedures

Sample Exam (75 minutes)
Review of exam responses

Who Should Attend

Test management and senior test professionals who desire to reinforce their skills, knowledge, and capacity to understand the Software Tester Engineer, Common Body of Knowledge in preparation for pursuing CMST certification.


Schedule & Registration


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*All listed Canada public training course prices in CAD + applicable taxes. All listed USA public training course prices in USD. Registration prices include course materials, lunch & breaks each day, and a certificate of completion. Hotel and travel arrangements are the responsibility of the attendee.

Cancellation Policy


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