This course provides instruction on IBM Rational Tester for SOA Quality for Web services functional testing as well general functional testing efforts.

Topics include an overview of SOA Quality, test creation, test editing, test execution and test reporting.

Below is the one day course outline of our trainings:

Course Name: Essentials of Functional Testing with IBM Rational Tester for SOA Quality, V7.0.1
Duration: 1 day
Skill Level: Basic


This instructor-led, classroom course is intended for the following audience:

  • End-user Testers (such as Business Analysts or Manual Testers of Web Services)
  • Developers
  • Test managers
  • Development managers
  • Team leads


To benefit from this course, students should have the following skills or experience:

  • Fundamental knowledge of functional testing

Skills taught:

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Understand Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and how to use IBM Rational Tester for SOA Quality to meet the functional testing challenges posed by SOA
  • Create SOA functional tests for Web services
  • Edit Web service functional tests and message returns in the tests
  • Execute functional testing of Web service tests
  • Evaluate the functional test results produced through reports generated during test execution

Course outline:

This course covers the following topics:

  • SOA Quality Overview
  • Introduction to IBM Rational Tester for SOA Quality
  • Test Creation
  • Test Execution
  • Test Reporting