Agile Project Management with Jira Training

Course 3642

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 17 NASBA CPE Credits (live, in-class training only)
  • 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 attachments
  • Cross-referencing issues
  • Watching ticket updates

Prioritizing backlogs

  • Estimating task complexity
  • Organizing issues according to importance
  • Assigning issues to users and sprints
  • Flagging issues that require attention

Managing boards (backlog, sprint and review)

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

Managing epics, stories, bugs and tasks

  • Labeling and tagging components
  • Optimizing search techniques
  • Refining user stories
  • Utilizing sub-tasks effectively

Managing sprints

  • Monitoring the sprint board
  • Verifying issue status reflects reality

Leveraging reports

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

Advanced reporting

  • Creating custom reports with JQL filters
  • Designing custom dashboards
  • Utilizing custom filters

Customizing JIRA

  • Aligning JIRA with your organization's needs
  • Configuring workflows for different teams
  • Changing estimation and tracking statistics
  • Adding custom fields to screens

Tackling a massively growing backlog

  • Classifying and grouping issues
  • Planning future work with releases/versions

Managing multiple projects and teams

  • One team, multiple projects
  • One project, multiple teams

Comparing Scrum and Kanban

  • Differences between Scrum and Kanban methodologies
  • Deciding which it best for your team

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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