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JIRA 101 Workshop

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Receive top of the line Atlassian JIRA training with this highly-rated, two-hour workshop.

Atlassian’s JIRA software is a powerful tool used by many different types of organizations to plan and track work. Today, it is one of the most widely used tools of its kind.

NextUp’s two-hour JIRA 101 workshop is great for both new users and those who are familiar with JIRA but want to learn how to use this tool more effectively. Students will walk through a variety of real training projects in JIRA and will come away with a thorough understanding of the tool.

These concepts are presented through lecture, exercises and classroom discussion for a highly interactive and collaborative classroom experience. Students should bring a laptop to class.

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Upon completion of the class, students will be eligible to claim 2 Project Management Institute (PMI) Professional Development Units (PDUs) which can be applied to Project Management Professional (PMP) and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certifications.

Course Outline

  • What is JIRA and the Atlassian World?
  • Transparency
  • Kanban and Scrum Flavors of JIRA
  • Projects, Project Keys and Boards
  • What is an “Issue”
  • Comments and Attachments
  • Watchers
  • Statuses and Workflows
  • 3,000-foot view of Versions and Releases (and CI/CD)
  • Priorities
  • Avatars
  • Components vs. Labels
  • Gadgets, Dashboards and Reports
  • Roles in JIRA: JIRA God, Project/Board Admin and User
  • Using a Physical Board
  • What Next?

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