practical application of Agile principles and practices



enhance Agility through Practical Implementation of Agile Principles using Jira Software Cloud


Course Overview

This course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills needed to cultivate an agile mindset and effectively utilise Jira Software as a powerful tool for agile project management. This course combines the principles of agile methodologies with practical hands-on experience using Jira Software, a popular project management and issue-tracking software. Learners will gain a deep understanding of Jira Software and how it can be used to support agile practices.


Learning Outcomes

1 Use Jira Software Cloud to support selected Agile practices
2 Use Jira Software Cloud to track progress, identify and address issues, and manage team collaboration
3 Use Jira Software Cloud's reporting and analytics tools to measure team performance and identify areas for improvement
4 Use Jira Software Cloud to support Agile practices and workflows in a distributed or remote team
5 Manage an Agile project using Jira Software Cloud


Target Audience:

Those with some Agile knowledge but keen to implement Agile Scrum in the context of Jira Software Cloud. 

Potential roles impacted by this training include, but are not limited to, Project Managers, Project Team Members, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Front-Line Managers, and Agile Coaches.  

Course Pre-requisite:

  1. Participants with Agile project management implementation experience OR
  2. Participants who have completed Agile Project Management in Practice
Topics for this Course

  • Achieves Learning Outcome 1
  • Covers the basic concepts of the Agile mindset and how it can be applied to software development projects. It also introduces Jira Software, a popular project management tool used in Agile methodologies

  • Achieves Learning Outcome 1
  • Covers the twelve principles of Agile software development and its application in Jira

  • Achieves Learning Outcome 1
  • Provides an overview of popular Agile methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban including key roles and ceremonies in each methodology in relation to Jira

  • Achieves Learning Outcome 2
  • Covers the basics of Jira Software, including creating and managing projects, issues, and boards. It also covers how to customize Jira to fit your team's needs

  • Achieves Learning Outcomes 3 & 4
  • Covers how to use Jira Software to manage Agile projects, including creating and managing sprints, backlogs, and releases. It also covers how to use Jira Software to track team progress and report on project status.

  • Achieves Learning Outcome 5
  • Hands-on experience in managing an agile project from start to finish using Jira. Using a project simulation, learners will apply key agile principles and practices to plan, execute, and deliver an Agile product/outcome in a simulated environment
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