Certify your ability to maximise your ability to embed Agility in Jira



Validate your Agile Approach and Transform Your Outcome


Course Overview

This certification training equips learners with core competencies to foster an agile mindset and harness the power of Jira Software for effective project management. Combining agile principles with hands-on Jira experience in the training, participants gain transferrable skills applicable to various agile tools aside from Jira Software. During the training, by leveraging Jira Software as an Agile simulation tool, the training provides a comprehensive understanding of the Agile mindset and its implementation


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
Certification Requirements:

This examination is strictly closed-book and must be completed within a 1-hour time limit. Candidates are required to manage their time effectively to ensure exam completion within this period as determined by the examiner or trainer.

Your trainer will let you know the type of assessment at the start of the training. If the exam is conducted using multiple-choice questions (MCQs), there will be 40 MCQs in total. These questions are designed to thoroughly assess your knowledge and understanding of the subject matter. 

Should the assessment be conducted online, to successfully pass the exam, candidates must achieve a minimum score of 70%, which equates to correctly answering at least 28 out of the 40 questions.

All examinees must have access to a reliable laptop or desktop computer equipped with a stable internet connection. This requirement is crucial for accessing the exam materials and submitting your responses.

Discussing answers with fellow candidates or any external party is strictly prohibited to maintain the integrity of the examination process. Such actions will lead to immediate disqualification.
Candidates cannot leave their seats for any reason during the examination. It is vital to prepare accordingly before the exam starts to avoid any need to leave the exam environment.

In cases where the exam is administered remotely, candidates must keep their cameras turned on throughout the test. This measure is to ensure visibility and adherence to exam conditions.

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

  • Achieves Learning Outcome 1-5
  • Review and reinforce key concepts covered throughout the training and prepare for the CCSD Certified Agile Mindset with Jira Software Exam

  • Achieves Learning Outcome 1-5
  • Sit for proctored live CCSD Certified Agile Mindset with Jira Software examination.

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