Agile with Jira Essentials (Server/Data Center)

Clearvision’s Agile with Atlassian Jira Server training course gets you to grips with project management within Jira. Make it a 2 day course by combining with Jira Software Administration - simply enquire.

About this course

Is this course right for me?

This course is perfect for members of an agile team new to Jira Software.

The course covers topics on agile methodologies giving a complete end to end overview.

Objectives and outcomes

This course aims to provide agile teams with an understanding of key Jira concepts, enabling them to use Jira to work with Issues and provide change tracking control for software development projects working with agile methodologies.


-Access to a laptop

-Internet connection

Modules breakdown

Module Sections

1. Overview and introduction to Jira Agile

  • Introduction to Jira Agile

2. High-level concepts of Jira Agile and Agile development terminology

  • Scrum
  • Kanban
  • Backlogs
  • Sprints

Lab Exercises

1. Why Agile?

Module Sections

1. Sign up for Jira

2. Create an Agile board

3. Explore the interface

Lab Exercises

1. Overview of interface – using sample projects

  • Study the sample scrum project
  • Study the sample kanban project
  • Understand the Jira agile UI

Module Sections

1. Issue types

2. Epics

3. Stories

4. Estimating

Lab Exercises

1. Create epics

2. Create stories

3. View versions

4. Rank the backlog

Module Sections

1. Scrum

  • Sprint planning
  • Estimating
  • Capacity

2. Kanban

Lab Exercises

1. Create a sprint

2. Estimate

3. Plan a sprint

4. Start a sprint

Module Sections

1. Intro to workflows

2. Mapping to board columns

3. Constraints

4. Subtasks

Lab Exercises

1. Identify your current status

2. Identify possible transitions

3. Progressing Issues

4. Working with subtasks

Module Sections

A freeform module. What other tasks/actions would you like to be able to complete on a daily basis?

For example:

1. Logging work

2. Flagging as important

3. Attaching files

4. Requesting notifications

5. Sharing with others

6. Copying

7. Setting due dates

8. Labels

Lab Exercises

Freeform, the facilitator demos requests and students then try it themselves.

Module Sections

1. Configuring boards

2. Swimlanes

3. Columns

4. Colours

Lab Exercises

1. Configuring boards

2. Swimlanes

3. Columns

4. Colours

Module Sections

1. Searching

2. Filters

3. Subscriptions

Lab Exercises

1. Example searches

2. Filters

3. Subscriptions

Module Sections

1. Jira reporting

2. Agile reporting

3. Dashboards

Lab Exercises

1. Accessing Agile reports

2. Making use of Agile reports

3. Configure a dashboard

4. Create a wallboard

“It was great having a session today. I am very pleased with how he (the facilitator) explained the use of all different sections in Jira. He points out the things which are useful for the team to start with agile and Jira. I appreciate the lab exercise after each theory session, it enhanced our knowledge of using the system.”

Manu, Moneysupermarket

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