This introductory course is designed to familiarize testing professionals with the basics of IBM Rational Manual Tester. The Rational Manual Tester application assists in creating scripts for manual testing. The course helps you to accelerate creation of manual tests, streamline manual test execution, and monitor manual test results. Additionally, you will learn how to increase reuse of test assets dramatically. Hands-on instruction and exercises are provided for those who want to explore the power of using Rational Manual Tester. The focus is on the practical application of Rational Manual Tester to resolve common manual testing challenges.

Below is the one day course outline of our trainings:

Course Name: Essentials of Manual Testing with IBM Rational Manual Tester
Duration: 1 day
Skill Level: Basic


This is a basic course for Rational Manual Tester users who create and execute manual tests. These testers are familiar with manual testing. The audience might also include quality assurance practitioners, managers, or team leaders who are responsible for interacting with testers or who need to ensure that the tools are being implemented fully and appropriately.


You should have completed

Rational Web-based training

  • Principles of Test Automation for GUI Testing (TST110)

Required Experience:

To benefit from this course, you must have a general understanding of:

  • Manual testing
  • Applications for the Microsoft® Windows® operating system
  • Microsoft Windows operating system

Skills taught:

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of using IBM Rational Manual Tester
  • Create a manual test script
  • Modify a manual test script
  • Reuse existing manual test script content
  • Execute a manual test
  • Examine test results
  • Export test results
  • Import a test

Course outline:

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Manual Tester and the manual testing process
  • Creating and editing effective test scripts
  • Use of test step and group statements
  • Use of verification and reporting points
  • Use of graphics or screen images
  • Designing test scripts for reuse
  • Using the Run Script view and test log
  • Reusing a test script or a section of a test script
  • Migrating processes and existing test documents to Rational Manual Tester