TPI Next Foundation

  • Summary

    TPI NEXT® is the international standard for (test) organizations that strive towards lowering the cost of testing, shortening the time for testing and/or improving the quality of their test process. The TPI NEXT® model is used in two ways: on the one hand to measure the maturity of test processes and on the other hand it also provides a roadmap for improvements.

  • Course Content

    1. Positioning testing and TPI NEXT®
      1. The scope and value of testing
      2. The scope and value of test process improvement
      3. The value of TPI NEXT® as a reference model
    2. Elements of the TPI NEXT® model for Measuring
      1. Key areas
      2. Maturity levels
      3. Checkpoints
      4. Test maturity matrix
    3. Elements of the TPI NEXT® model for Improvements
      1. Target situation
      2. Clusters
      3. Improvement suggestions
      4. Enablers
    4. Business Driven Improvement
      1. Business drivers
      2. Translating the drivers
      3. Adapting the model
  • e-Competence Framework (e-CF)

    e-CF Area e-Competence e-1 e-2 e-3 e-4 e-5
    PLAN A.4 Product / Service Planning
    BUILD B.2 Component Integration
    B.3 Testing
    B.4 Solution Deployment
    MANAGE E.5 Process Improvement


    Legend for coverage:

    General - The competence is covered at the level indicated
    Partial - The competence is covered to some extent
    Superficial - Relevant knowledge is covered to some extent
    The competence level is available in the framework
    The competence level is not available in the framework
  • Target Group

    The TPI NEXT® Foundation certification is aimed at all those who are involved in and interested in test process improvement, either as a test professional or in the project / program or technical-management areas.

  • Exam Details

    • Exam Duration: 60 Minutes
    • Exam Format: Multiple Choices
    • Number of Question: 40 Questions
    • Exam Pass Mark: 26 out of 40 (65%)
    • Level of Qualification: Foundation
    • Electronic Devices Permitted: No
    • Open Book: No


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