Jira Software for Lightweight Agile

Introduction to using Jira Software for your Agile projects.
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (56 ratings)
1,479 students
51min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

Understand what Jira Software is and how you can use it.
Understand how Jira Software can help you manage your projects better.
Understand how to use Jira Software to apply agile techniques on a specific project.
Be confident to attend a follow-on course on how to set up your project in Jira Software.


  • 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.


Ecommerce Project Manager
Peter Ikuobase
  • 4.4 Instructor Rating
  • 56 Reviews
  • 1,479 Students
  • 1 Course

A versatile, dynamic, client-facing Senior Project Manager with solid experience in running projects to help clients deliver their multi-million-pound strategic investments in line with scope, time and quality expectations.

I have successfully managed the development of several eCommerce websites using Jira as a tool for project tracking and issue management.

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