Agile Project Management with Jira Training

Course 3642

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 17 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation

In this Jira Agile Project Management training course, you will learn how to configure Jira to fit your organization’s needs, use real-time reporting to track projects and identify impediments, and see how evolving requirements are incrementally captured.

  • Experience at the level of:
  • At least one year of work experience with Scrum or Kanban

  • This course can be beneficial for those switching to JIRA from another tool or anyone wanting to get an overview of how JIRA can be used to manage projects.
  • This course uses Windows, Linux, and Atlassian JIRA. No prior experience is required other than basic Windows knowledge.

  • This course will utilize both Windows and Linux, but no prior experience with either operating system is required

Agile Project Management with Jira Training Delivery Methods

  • After-course instructor coaching benefit

Agile Project Management with Jira Training Course Benefits

Manage Scrum and Kanban workflows with JIRATrack multiple projects and teamsConfigure JIRA to align with your organization's needsUtilize reports to increase visibility and transparencyImplement best practices to avoid common pitfalls

Jira Agile Project Management Course Outline

Navigating the user interface

  • Selecting different project views (plan, work, report, search, admin)
  • Improving comprehension through rich text formatting and attachment
  • Cross-referencing tickets
  • Watching ticket updates

Prioritizing backlogs

  • Estimating task complexity
  • Organizing tickets according to imprtance
  • Assigning tickets to users and sprints

Learning about the JIRA Data Model

  • Grouping related tickets
  • Customizing issue types and screens

Managing boards (backlog, planning and review)

  • Exploring boards and project relationship
  • Starting and closing the sprint
  • Improving productivity through day-to-day use

Managing tickets, stories, bugs and tasks

  • Labeling and tagging components
  • Optimizing search techniques
  • Refining user stories
  • Filing effective bug reports

Leveraging reports

  • Tracking progress during retrospective and review
  • Creating burndown, sprint, and velocity charts

Creating custom reports with JQL filters

  • Designing custom dashboards
  • Developing a custom search report
  • Utilizing custom filters

Customizing JIRA

  • Aligning JIRA with your organization's needs
  • Configuring custom fields, schemes and workflows

    Managing Scrum of Scrums

    • Coordinating multiple projects
    • Minimizing organization dependencies

    Applying JIRA to non-software projects

    • Expanding Scrum and Kanban workflows
    • Customizing reporting and time tracking

    Comparing Scrum and Kanban

    • Differences between Scrum and Kanban methodologies
    • Deciding when to use one or the other

    Constraining throughput and capacity

    • Setting up boards
    • Organizing data with swim lanes and custom columns
    • Tracking progress

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      Course FAQs

      Jira is a software that combines issue collection and agile project management capabilities into a single application.

      It is used for big tracking, issue tracking and project management.

      Yes! We know your busy work schedule may prevent you from getting to one of our classrooms which is why we offer convenient online training to meet your needs wherever you want. This course is available in class and live online.

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