Skip to 0 minutes and 2 seconds SPEAKER: Join the Jira revolution. Get to grips with Agile Project Management with Jira in this interactive, two-week course. Content creator, Dan LeFebvre, demonstrates key concepts through step-by-step instructions that will help you master your Jira skills. This course will enable you to use key features of Jira, create scrum and Kanban boards, manage and filter issues in Jira. Learn to juggle projects with Jira wherever and whenever you want. Step into your future with Agile Project Management with Jira for Beginners from Packt and FutureLearn.
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Agile Project Management with Jira for Beginners
Delve into the Agile methodology
Companies use different ways to organise their projects, and the type of methodology they use determines the tool that is best suited for their needs. Jira is an issue tracking and project management tool that is highly configurable and flexible, which allows it to be used in a wide variety of processes.
On this two-week course, you’ll gain a clear understanding of Jira and the best way to use it for effective project management in teams.
Learning Jira also requires learning some Agile concepts, as Jira is often used for Agile project management. Therefore, you’ll also explore the basics of Agile methodology to help you get started with Jira.
Develop your project management skills
To help hone your project management skills, you’ll explore the difference between a team-managed project and a company-managed project.
You’ll learn how to use and navigate both, as you explore the benefits and drawbacks of each to understand which is best suited to your needs.
Learn how to use a Scrum board
You’ll delve into the uses of a Scrum board, as you learn how to create and customise a new board and develop a Scrum Agile board.
You’ll also explore a Kanban Agile board to understand how to create issues, filters, and use dashboards.
With this knowledge, you’ll learn how to create reports in Jira and bulk edit issues to help aid your project management.
Develop key skills for Jira project management
There are different versions of Jira available, but the core concepts are applicable across these versions. On the course, you’ll be using a non-premium version of Jira Software on Cloud, the flagship version of Jira.
By the end, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to use Jira and Agile methodology to improve your project management.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Identify core concepts used in Jira.
- Describe team-managed projects.
- Explain company-managed projects.
- Discuss the use of scrum and Kanban boards.
- Explain the creation and filtering of issues in Jira.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in Agile project management and using Jira to manage projects more effectively.
What software or tools do you need?
You’ll need access to the cloud-based Jira programs. There are various versions and price points, but you can get started for free via your browser. We’ll talk you through the options on the course.
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