Agile Project Management with Jira Training

Course 3642

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Labs: Yes
  • Language: English
  • 23 PMI PDUs
  • Level: Foundation
Get This Course £1,695
  • 3-day instructor-led training course
  • One-on-one after-course instructor coaching
  • Tuition fee can be paid later by invoice -OR- at the time of checkout by credit card
  • Guaranteed to Run - you can rest assured that the class will not be cancelled.
    Sep 7 - 9 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM BST
  • Oct 26 - 28 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM BST
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Dec 21 - 23 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM GMT
    Austin or AnyWare
  • Mar 1 - 3 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM GMT
    New York or AnyWare
  • Apr 26 - 28 2:00 PM - 9:30 PM BST
    Herndon, VA or AnyWare
  • Jun 27 - 29 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM BST
    Austin or AnyWare

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 utilise 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 Jira
  • Track multiple projects and teams
  • Configure Jira to align with your organization's needs
  • Utilise reports to increase visibility and transparency
  • Implement best practises 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

Prioritising backlogs

  • Estimating task complexity
  • Organising 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

  • Labelling and tagging components
  • Optimising search techniques
  • Refining user stories
  • Utilising 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
  • Utilising custom filters

Customising 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
  • Organising 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.