This introductory course is designed to familiarize testing professionals with the basics of IBM Rational Quality Manager V4.0. The Rational Quality Manager application assists in creating scripts for manual testing. The course helps you to create manual tests more quickly, streamline the execution of manual tests, and monitor manual test results. Additionally, you will learn how to increase the reuse of test assets, and how to use external test data with test scripts. With hands-on lab exercises that reinforce learning, the focus of this course is on the practical application of Rational Quality Manager to resolve common manual testing challenges.