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How To Use JIRA Effectively Course Overview

Course Title : How to use Jira effectively.

Level: Beginner to intermediate

Duration: 2 Days

Get upskilled on Atlassian’s Jira now!

Register for our 2 day  hands-on course, facilitated by a certified Atlassian professional.

This course provides an introduction to the Atlassian Jira and Jira Agile software tools. It covers the foundational principles and practices used by agile methodologies, providing the student a flexible set of tools to use in any role (e.g. product owner, scrum master, project manager, team member) on any agile team. This course covers the kanban and scrum agile methodologies, as well as the management of projects through issues/change requests tracking, task tracking, requirement management & workflow management based on business processes.

JIRA helps increase team visibility, improve prioritisation of tasks, develop teamwork and ensures that there is  less downtime between tasks with more predictability.  This course enables participants to immediately apply what they have learnt back on the job to effectively implement and manage their agile projects.

Course Focus

This 2-day instructor-led course includes hands-on-labs, interaction and fun ensuring that we cater for all types of learning.

Our combination of practical exercises and discussion ensure that we provide an experience to enable everything you need to drive a successful Scrum/Kanban Team.


What is Atlassian Jira?

Jira Software is a task management tool. Jira Project is built for your teams to plan, track and release projects/software.



  • Create user stories and issues, plan sprints, and distribute tasks across your software team.


  • Prioritize and discuss your team’s work in full context with complete visibility.


  • Ship with confidence and sanity knowing the information you have is always up-to-date.


  • Improve team performance based on real-time, visual data that your team can put to use.

Pre-requisites for Atlassian Jira Course


  • A willingness to learn Jira and its different features.

  • No previous JIRA product experience would be required prior to attending the course.

  • Basic knowledge of Windows interfaces will be an advantage.

Course Objectives

  • This course provides the ideal jumpstart for you and your team to use JIRA more effectively
    and learn different Jira terminologies.

  • We introduce Jira concepts (issues, projects, components, workflows, versions and releases)
    and help you learn how to use JIRA effectively.

  • Learn the different ways of managing and tracking team issues and projects.

  • Develop the ability to create, prioritize and breakdown work in JIRA.

  • Set up a framework to manage sprints and monitor progress

  • Work with Versions

  • Set up reports and metrics

  • Learn how to create and manage Dashboards

Who should attend the Atlassian Jira Course ?

  • Project Managers/QA Engineers/Software Development team/Feature team
    who would be using JIRA to track their day to day tasks for their projects.

  • Any person willing to learn JIRA/JIRA agile

What are the benefits of attending an Atlassian Jira training course?

  • Jira helps to manage and track daily tasks

  • Jira provides better project team visibility

  • No physical board is required

  • Jira helps estimating tasks and reduce team overload

  • Jira helps to prioritize project tasks.

  • Jira helps teams to collaborate effectively

Have any questions for us?

Please don’t hesitate to contact us and discuss any queries you may have.

Or Call 087 822 2267

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