Jira Software for Lightweight Agile


  • Comfortable using a computer
  • Familiarity with browser-based software and websites


Jira Software is a web-based application widely used across many industries to track projects and manage issues. Developed by an experienced eCommerce Project Manager and regular power-user of Jira Software, this course is designed to give you a basic overview of the application and how you can use it for your projects.

The course is aimed at project managers, business analysts and testers who want a straightforward way of improving the delivery of their projects using agile techniques. It is for professionals who want to adopt an agile approach for the project without necessarily rolling it out across the wider organisation. By the end of the course, you will understand how Jira Software can help you with your projects.  You will know enough to undertake more in-depth training.

The course will cover the following topics:

Section 1

Introduction to Jira Software

Section 2

Overview of Jira Software

Overview of Atlassian Software

Setting Up Jira – Tutorial

Overview of  the Jira Software User Interface – Tutorial

Section 3

Issue Tracking in Jira Software

Creating an Issue – Tutorial

Add a Step to a Workflow – Tutorial

Viewing and Adding Statuses – Tutorial

Adding a Custom Field – Tutorial

Section 4

Organising a project in Jira Software

Creating a Project in Jira – Tutorial

Using the Backlog – Tutorial

Creating a Sprint – Tutorial

Section 5

Help with Monitoring and Reporting

Setting up Filters – Tutorial

Section 6

Managing Specific needs for projects

Linked Issues and Sub-tasks – Tutorial

Jira for Test Management – Tutorial

Who this course is for:

  • Project managers, business analysts and testers who want learn how they can use Jira Software on their projects.
  • Project managers, business analysts and testers who want to be a bit more agile on their projects.
  • Project managers, business analysts and testers who want to run an agile project before the whole company is ready to adopt Agile.
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