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Agile with Atlassian JIRA Software



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This Agile with Atlassian JIRA Software training course gets you to grips with project management within JIRA. The course will look at basic JIRA and agile concepts and cover the different out-of-the-box actions and functions available to JIRA Software users. The lab environment (an instance of JIRA Software) gives users a practical working area to engage with. This enables you to benefit from seeing JIRA Software in action with real world settings and examples, translating the theory from the course into practical knowledge.

You Will Learn How To

  • understand basic Atlassian JIRA concepts
  • use JIRA to work with issues
  • provide change tracking and control for software development projects using agile methodologies

Important Course Information

Recommended Experience

A basic knowledge of Windows interfaces is recommended prior to attending this course.

Course Outline

  • Agile Concepts

Overview and introduction to JIRA Software

  • Introduction to JIRA Software

High level concepts of JIRA Software and Agile development terminology

  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Backlogs
  • Sprints

Lab Exercises

Why Agile?

  • Battleships
  • Introduction to JIRA

Sign up for JIRA

Create an agile board

Explore the interface

Lab Exercises

  • Overview of interface – using Sample Projects
    • Study the sample Scrum project
    • Study the sample Kanban project
    • Understand the JIRA UI
  • Creating a Backlog

Issue types




Lab Exercises

  • Create Epics
  • Create Stories
  • View Versions
  • Rank the backlog
  • Agile Planning


  • Sprint Planning
  • Estimating
  • Capacity


Lab Exercises

  • Create a spring
  • Estimate
  • Plan a sprint
  • Start a sprint
  • The Visual Board

Intro to workflows

Mapping to board columns


Sub tasks

Lab Exercises

  • Identify your current status
  • Identify possible transitions
  • Progressing Issues
  • Working with sub tasks
  • Working with Tasks

This is a free form module. What other tasks/actions do the attendees want to be able to complete on a daily basis? For example:

  • Logging work
  • Flagging as important
  • Attaching files
  • Requesting notifications
  • Sharing with others
  • Copying
  • Setting due dates
  • Labels
  • Module 7 (Optional): Introduction to Board Configuration

Configuring boards




Lab Exercises

  • Configuring boards
  • Swimlanes
  • Columns
  • Colours
  • Searching




Lab Exercises

  • Example searches
  • Filters
  • Subscriptions
  • Reporting

JIRA reporting

Agile reporting


Lab Exercises

  • Accessing Agile reports
  • Making use of Agile reports
  • Configure a dashboard
  • Create a wallboard
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Tuition Fee — Standard: £900  

5 Mar (1 Day)
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM GMT
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Training Hours

Standard class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Last day class hours:
9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Free Course Exam – Last Day:
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Each class day:
Informal discussion with instructor about your projects or areas of special interest:
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

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