Online Training: Ensuring and Assessing Software Quality
Course number: 01DP009
The VDI ‘Ensuring and Assessing Software Quality’ Online Training will introduce you to the basics of quality management in automotive software development. You will learn about various testing methods, which will help you to comprehensively check, verify and evaluate your own and subcontracted software. Furthermore, you will also find out more about the basic elements and testing levels involved in the test process.
High software quality as a basis for valuable and safe automotive software products
Software components and the number of electronic elements in cars are set to increase exponentially. This means that the quality management of implemented software becomes increasingly relevant, since software flaws can lead to large-scale recalls with substantial financial effects, as well as safety risks for consumers. The 30-minute Safeguarding and Correctly Evaluating Software Quality learning unit will teach you how to test your software and how to minimize faults to guarantee the quality of your software.
This interactive online training will introduce you to the basics of software quality management and show you the differences between flawless and high quality software. You will also gain an understanding of the relevance of a comprehensive testing phase and its associated processes, as well as the defining characteristics of static and dynamic testing methods. You will learn about implementing testing methods in an agile development process and which typical testing levels to consider in various phases. At the end of this online training, you will be able to use classic as well as dynamic approaches to evaluate and safeguard the quality of the software you deliver.
Combine further online training modules and become a VDI-certified Professional
‘Ensuring and Assessing Software Quality’ is part of the Automotive Software Project Management technical online course, which consists of 10 online training modules. AnkerThis Online Training is suitable for career and cross-starters as well as other professionals who seek to get into this topic. The course will give you a fundamental introduction and understanding to help you to professionally manage agile software projects involving connected vehicles. You will learn about relevant process models for software development and how to apply them. Once you have completed all 10 online training modules and have passed the exam, you will be awarded the VDI-Certified Professional for Automotive Software Project Management certificate.
The ‘Ensuring and Assessing Software Quality’ Online Training Course includes the following learning objectives:
- Understanding the relevance and necessity for high quality software
- Fundamental knowledge on key terms and the basics necessary to evaluate software quality
- Introduction into static and dynamic software testing
- Confidence in dealing with basic elements of the testing process
- Differentiating between testing methods in an agile development process
- Understanding the four typical test levels
Who should take part?
The Automotive Software Project Management technical online course, with the Safeguarding and Correctly Evaluating Software Quality learning unit is aimed at professionals and managers in the automotive and electrical engineering industry, who work in E/E systems and software development. In particular:
- Beginners and cross-starters in E/E systems
- Development engineers
- Project leaders and managers
- Organization developers
- Employees in software and consulting companies
Who has created this learning unit?
Dr. Mirko Conrad has developed the content of this learning unit and has worked on the concept for this online module. He is CTO und Functional Safety Consultant at the engineering consultants samoconsult GmbH and is also guest lecturer in information technology at the Technical Universities of Dresden and Munich. His research areas include, amongst others, automotive software engineering, functional safety as well as model-based development and testing.