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 Atlassian 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.

    Agile Project Management with Jira Training Delivery Methods

    • In-Person

    • Online

    Agile Project Management with Jira Training Course Information

    In this course, you will learn how to:

    • Manage Scrum and Kanban workflows with Jira
    • Track multiple projects and teams
    • Configure Jira to align with your organization's needs
    • Utilize reports to increase visibility and transparency
    • Implement 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 is 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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    Agile Project Management with Jira 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.

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

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