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Jira for Agile Project Management

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2 Days Live Online
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Professional Credits


ASPE is an IIBA Endorsed Education Provider of business analysis training. Select Project Delivery courses offer IIBA continuing development units (CDU) in accordance with IIBA standards.


NASBA continuing professional education credits (CPE) assist Certified Public Accountants in reaching their continuing education requirements.

This course offers 16.00 NASBA CPEs.


Select courses offer Leadership (PDU-L), Strategic (PDU-S) and Technical PMI professional development units that vary according to certification. Technical PDUs are available in the following types: ACP, PBA, PfMP, PMP/PgMP, RMP, and SP.

This course offers:
    14.00 PfMP Technical PDUs


This Jira training course is a hands-on immersive workshop that teaches you how to effectively manage your Agile projects with Jira. Align your core Agile principles and ceremonies with one of the most popular Agile project management tools developed by Atlassian: Jira. It can be used to manage and track your Agile requirements, defects, issues, products, projects and reports all within a single tool.

Whether you are a team leader, Agile manager, ScrumMaster or Product Owner, this course will help you understand the core functionality of Jira, and allow you to customize the tool to your organization’s software development processes and methodology. From creating projects to managing users, to setting up project views to reviewing reports, this course will set you up to use Jira for all your agile development projects.

Manage Agile projects within Jira effectively
Create Agile projects and manage your team members using Jira
Customize Jira for your project and program management needs
Manage your user stories / requirements / issues and their lifecycle using workflows
Configure issue types, schemas, workflows and screens to map your SDLC
Run your Agile software development process and ceremonies within Jira
Set up sprints and manage Scrum / Kanban boards as part of your delivery process
Handle status updates using customized search and filters
Measure and monitor team, product, and release progress using off-the-shelf and customized reports
Identify how Jira can be used in your organization to manage and track work
Upcoming Dates and Locations
All Live Online times are listed in Eastern Time Guaranteed To Run
Oct 22, 2018 – Oct 23, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Nov 15, 2018 – Nov 16, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Dec 17, 2018 – Dec 18, 2018    10:30am – 5:30pm Live Online Register
Course Outline

Jira Training Day 1:

  • Jira Interface – an Overview
    • Navigation basics and different project views (plan, work, report, search, admin)
    • Cross-referencing tickets
    • Watching and voting for tickets (hands-on exercise)
  • Prioritization and Estimation within Jira
    • Estimating work using story points / hours
    • Assigning tickets to users and sprints (hands-on exercise)
  • Jira Issue Types
    • Updating story subtasks
    • Grouping tickets (hands-on exercise)
  • Managing Scrum Projects
    • Managing boards (backlog refinement, sprint planning and review)
    • Exploring boards and project relationship
    • Improving productivity through day-to-day use
    • Managing tickets, stories, bugs and tasks (hands-on exercise)
    • Labeling and tagging components (hands-on exercise)
  • Optimizing search techniques
    • Refining user stories
    • Filing effective bug reports (hands-on exercise)
    • Leveraging reports
    • Action items on reports during retrospective and review
    • Creating burn-down, sprint and velocity charts (hands-on exercise)
  • Customizing and Advanced Reporting using Dashboards
    • Creating custom reports with JQL filters (hands-on exercise)
    • Designing custom dashboards (hands-on exercise)
    • Developing a custom search report (hands-on exercise)
    • Utilizing custom filters
    • Configuring custom fields, schemes and workflows (hands-on exercise)
  • Open Space
    • Retrospective
    • Feedback and collaborative discussion

Jira Training Day 2

  • Managing Add-Ons
    • Collaborating HipChat and Slack
    • Installing third party add-ons
  • Scaling Agile Projects with Jira
    • Managing Scrum of Scrums for remote teams
    • Coordinating multiple projects and search
    • Managing releases and burn-down charts for reporting
    • Issue Linking and referencing (hands-on exercise)
  • Applying Jira to non-software projects
    • Expanding Scrum and Kanban workflows
    • Customizing reporting and time tracking (hands-on exercise)
  • Managing Projects with Kanban
    • Setting up Kanban limits (hands-on exercise)
    • Creating Kanban boards (hands-on exercise)
    • Organizing data with swim lanes and custom columns (hands-on exercise)
    • Tracking progress
    • Optimizing work in progress
    • Interpreting cumulative flow and control charts
  • Open Space
    • Feedback and collaborative discussion
Who should attend
  • Agile Practitioners
  • Project Managers
  • ScrumMasters
  • Product Owners
  • Program Managers
  • Analysts
  • Developers / Programmers
  • Testers
  • IT Manager/Directors
  • Customers/Stakeholders
  • Product Managers

Any basic Agile course to gain a full knowledge of the methodology and understand the application. Recommended courses include:

  • Agile Boot Camp
  • Agile for Managers
  • Agile for Execs
  • Introduction to Agile
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Certified Product Owner
  • PMI – ACP

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