The International Institute for Software Testing is offering the International Software Test
Professionals Week in 12 Different cities. Courses also cover the Body of Knowledge of the
Certification Software Test Professionals (CSTP).

All courses are taught by Leading Industry Experts in Software Testing and Quality.

Each course counts towards a particular area of The Body of Knowledge required for the
Certification of Software Testing Professionals (CSTP).

The CSTP Certification exams are held every day from 4:00 to 4:30.

Detailed schedule and registration information as well as CSTP Certification requirements can be
found at: or by calling IIST at (763) 546-0072 or email:

Atlanta, Georgia: Monday, March 17, 2003
M1: Principles of Software Testing, (Basic), (CSTP area #1), Dr. Magdy Hanna
M2: User Acceptance Testing, (CSTP Elective), Barbara Patterson
M3: Managing the Software Testing Process, (Basic), (CSTP area #3,4), Judy McKay

Atlanta, Georgia: Tuesday, March 18, 2003
T1: Effective Test Design, (Intermediate), (CSTP area #2), Dr. Magdy Hanna
T2: Software Inspections and Reviews for QA Professionals, (Basic), (CSTP area #7)
Barbara Patterson
T3: People and Politics of Software Testing, (Basic), (CSTP Elective), Judy McKay

Atlanta, Georgia: Wednesday, March 19, 2003
W1: Principles of Software Test Automation, (Intermediate), (CSTP area #6),
Jamie Mitchell
W2: Writing Testable Requirements, (Basic), (CSTP, area #5), Dr. Magdy Hanna
W3: Test Planning Workshop, (Intermediate), (CSTP area #3), Richard Robinson

Atlanta, Georgia: Thursday, March 20, 2003
H1: Effective Test Management (Intermediate), (CSTP, area #3&4), Jamie Mitchell
H2: Test Case Design with Use Cases, (Intermediate), (CSTP area #2), Patrick Johnson
H3: Testing Web and eBusiness Applications: Fundamentals, (Basic), (CSTP, Elective),
Richard Robinson

Atlanta, Georgia: Friday, March 21, 2003
F1: Programming and Database Concepts for Testing and QA Professionals (Basic),
(CSTP, Elective), Jamie Mitchell
F2: Effective Requirements with Use Cases, (CSTP area #5), Patrick Johnson
F3: Test Automation Strategies, (Advanced), (CSTP area #6), Linda Hayes

Similar programs are scheduled for the following cities:
San Antonio, Texas, February 24-28, 2003

Minneapolis, MN, April 7-11, 2003

Raleigh, NC, April 21-25, 2003

Toronto, Canada, May 12-16, 2003

Washington, DC, June 9-13, 2003 (PSQT / PSTT East Conference)

Vancouver, Canada, June 23-27, 2003

Chicago, IL, July 14-18, 2003

Boston, MA, July 28-August 1, 2003

St. Louis. MO, August 18-22, 2003

Minneapolis, MN, September 8-12, 2003 (PSQT / PSTT North Conference)

Denver, CO, September 22-26, 2003

Columbus, OH, October 6-11, 2003

Las Angeles, CA, October 27-31 2003

Detailed programs and registration information are posted at For questions, call IIST at (763) 546-0072.
or email: