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Test Case Management Using Visual Studio 2013
Course Duration 1 day
Training Overview

This one-day, instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to effectively create and manage test cases as well as run tests using Microsoft Test Manager and Team Foundation Server 2013.


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.

Before attending this course, students should have experience in creating, managing, and executing tests cases for a software application. Additionally, students should:
  • Have familiarity with their team’s development process
  • Have experience reading and understanding requirements
  • Be able to understand and define acceptance criteria
  • Have experience defining and running manual tests
Course Outline

This module introduces Visual Studio, Team Foundation Server, Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), and how and where test case management fits in.

  • ž Application Lifecycle Management
  • ž Test Case Management
  • ž Team projects
  • ž Process templates
  • ž Work item types and categories
  • ž Test Case work item type
  • ž Queries and reports
  • ž Setup the learning environment
  • ž Setup the testing environment
  • ž Explore the Fabrikam Fiber website
  • ž Explore the Fabrikam Fiber project
  • ž Run an automated build
  • ž Manage the product backlog
  • ž Plan work for an upcoming sprint

This module introduces Microsoft Test Manager and how to use it to plan your testing effort.

  • Microsoft Test Manager
  • Test plans
  • Test suites
  • Test settings, environments, and configurations
  • Managing test cases
  • Using shared steps
  • Create a test plan and test suites
  • Create and use test configurations
  • Create and manage test cases
  • Create a manual test
  • Create and use shared steps
  • Managing test plans from a browser
  • Use Test Scribe (optional)
  • Use Test Case Migrator Plus (optional)

This module demonstrates how you can configure and run manual and exploratory tests from within Microsoft Test Manager.

  • Running tests
  • Recording and playing-back tests
  • Recording video
  • Creating and verifying bugs
  • Exploratory testing
  • Coded UI tests
  • ž Run a manual test
  • ž Associate a bug to a failing test
  • ž Playback a recorded test
  • ž Record desktop video during testing
  • ž Perform exploratory testing
  • ž Running manual tests from the browser
  • ž Create a coded UI test (optional)
Course Designer

This course was designed by Richard Hundhausen, a Visual Studio ALM MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, and an experienced software developer and trainer. For more information about his company, or to see other courses that they offer, visit