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Agile Project Management with Jira

Visualize All Data & Manage Projects in Real-Time in Jira Project Management Cloud

Get an overview of agile and Jira, then practice creating and using project boards in both company-managed and team-managed versions of Jira Cloud. Learn how to create issues and subtasks, and explore techniques to make your logged issues more useful. Finally, learn the value of the kanban method, and how to configure a kanban board.

Course Deliverables

Learn the ways to quickly manage projects, sprints, milestones and issues, track progress, and report across projects, product lines and initiatives. 

  • Reporting and Dashboarding
  • Portfolio planning
  • Project resource planning
  • PI planning
  • Sprint planning
  • Release management
  • Tracking progress
  • Backlog grooming

Course Outline

  • Create, assign, track, and prioritize tasks (called “issues”) within projects.
  • Visualize progress using customizable Kanban boards or Scrum boards.
  • Define and tailor workflows to match your team’s specific processes.
  • Move issues through stages (e.g., To Do, In Progress, Done) as work progresses.
  • Visualize long-term plans and dependencies across multiple projects.
  • Track progress towards goals and release dates.
  • Estimate work and create sprints for agile teams.
  • Set milestones to track key deliverables.
  • Identify and track dependencies between tasks to prevent bottlenecks.
  • Generate reports to measure performance, identify trends, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Track time spent on tasks and visualize team workload.
  • Facilitate teamwork with @mentions, comments, and shared knowledge bases.
  • Integrate with tools like Confluence for seamless document collaboration.
  • Extend Jira’s functionality with over 3000 apps and integrations.
  • Customize fields, screens, and workflows to match your specific needs.
  • Manage user permissions and access levels to protect sensitive information.
  • Grant different levels of access to projects based on roles and responsibilities.
  • Quickly find issues and information using powerful search and filtering capabilities.
  • Stay connected and manage projects on the go with Jira’s mobile app.

Jira PM Benefits to organizations

Enhanced Collaboration and Teamwork:

  • Real-time updates: Stay informed of progress and changes with automatic notifications and live project boards.
  • Centralized knowledge base: Access shared documents, files, and notes within your project space.
  • Clearer roles and responsibilities: Assign tasks and set expectations, ensuring everyone knows their part.
  • Improved communication: Utilize built-in features like mentions, comments, and forums to foster collaboration.

Increased Productivity and Efficiency:

  • Improved visibility: Everyone involved in a project has a clear picture of tasks, deadlines, and progress through boards and reports.
  • Centralized communication: Eliminate email chains and scattered documents with centralized discussions and updates within issues.
  • Streamlined workflows: Define and automate processes to avoid friction and delays, keeping teams moving forward.
  • Enhanced resource allocation: Track time spent and workload to identify bottlenecks and optimize resource allocation.
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Better Project Planning and Execution:

  • Agile management: Adapt to changing priorities and requirements with flexible sprints and roadmaps.
  • Prioritization and visibility: Clearly define project goals and prioritize tasks based on importance and impact.
  • Issue tracking and resolution: Streamline bug tracking and resolution with dedicated workflows and ticketing systems.
  • Data-driven decisions: Leverage reports and analytics to identify trends, measure progress, and make informed decisions.

Additional Advantages:

  • Scalability: Jira can adapt to small and large teams, projects of various sizes and complexities.
  • Customizable: Tailor workflows, fields, and dashboards to match your specific project needs and processes.
  • Integrations: Connect with other tools you use daily for seamless workflows and increased efficiency.
  • Mobile access: Manage projects and stay updated on the go with the Jira mobile app.

Career Paths

  • Jira Administrator
  • Jira Project Manager
  • Agile Coach
  • Business Process Analyst
  • Product Owner/Product Manager
  • Jira Automation Specialist
  • Jira Reporting and Analytics Expert
  • DevOps Engineer

Register now for our instructor-led online training course