Practical JIRA Workflows and Boards for Scrum Projects

Scrum masters, product managers and project managers hands-on guide to boards and workflows in JIRA Scrum projects.

Course Features

  • Top rated Udemy course
  • 1.5 hours of on-demand video
  • 22 lectures
  • Access on mobile and TV
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  • Certificate of completion
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Deliver projects faster with Jira boards and workflows

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Course Highlights

Jira Workflows and Schemes

Create and configure Jira workflows and workflow schemes.

Workflow Configuration and Components

Master statuses, transitions, resolutions, post functions, triggers, validators, …

Board Backlog Screen

Prioritize work, plan and create sprints using board’s Backlog screen

Scrum and Kanban Boards

Understand specifics and differences between Scrum and Kanban boards

Jira Reports

Monitor sprint and project progress using Burndown, Burnup and Velocity charts 

Jira Boards Concepts and Usage

Create and configure Jira boards specific to your team needs.

Board Settings and Elements

Optimize filters, columns, swim-lanes, issue card layout and color, estimation.

Sprint Management

Manage sprints and work progress using board’s Active Sprints screen.

Jira Roadmaps Essentials

Start using Jira roadmaps to manage and communicate project timelines.

Jira Mobile App

Monitor and manage work while on the go using free Jira mobile app.

Student Reviews

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Student Reviews


Student Rating

Well structured and explained in an easy understandable way (words & examples)

Sandra Z

Excellent course, very well structured, thank you!

Gabriella K
Igor C

This course and the one preceding this has taught me so much about Jira… and I feel really equipped for my scrum master journey.

Ajike S A
Great Experience !
Ahmed I
Helpful to go over definitions, then theory then examples.
Cristina B
Very comprehensive course which gives a solid introduction to boards and digs into customizing workflows in detail. Vlajko explains concepts and content clearly and precisely. Sometimes the pace can be fast but one can always pause the video and recap. I found it very useful to follow along with the example Project he provides and configure the workflows as he shows them. All of the configurations worked in my Jira application. I can very much recommend this course if you are looking to learn more about configuring Jira.
George P

Course Content

Course Project

Whether you’re new to Jira configuration or an experienced user, this course will take you through the fundamentals of configuring two workflows and three boards. Will dive deep into the powerful tools that Jira offers and discuss how they can be applied to the project at hand.

By providing clear direction on how each component works in conjunction with another, you’ll gain a truly comprehensive understanding of setting up Jira for success. Upon completion of the jira course, you’ll be well versed in customizing every aspect of your project’s workflows and boards so that it meets the exact needs of your team!

Jira Workflows and Schemes Concepts

Jira workflows and schemes are the lifeblood of an efficient Jira project management system. In a nutshell, jira workflow schemes define how tasks move from one step to the next, adding sequenced efficiency and order to online workflows.

This is especially important when managing projects with multiple stakeholders, as jira workflow schemes provide a clear understanding of what steps need to be taken in order for the task to be completed.

Workflow Components

When it comes to jira workflow components, there are several distinct elements that should be examined. In this section of the course we will do a comprehensive review of all components (statuses, transitions, resolutions, transition screens, triggers, conditions, validators, post function, properties).

These components serve as the building blocks for effective management of projects so understanding them thoroughly is critical for successful and reliable configuration of your Jira instance.

Jira Board Concepts

Using jira boards concepts is a fantastic way to keep track of project tasks. Jira boards are a visual representation of an issue tracking system, consisting of various columns. Each column typically corresponds to the progress of a project task, and items can be moved between them as its status changes.

Overall jira board concepts are becoming an increasingly popular tool used by businesses of all sizes who want complete visibility into their workflows.

Board Components and Settings

Jira boards have many configuration settings, like filters, columns and swimlanes, so users can tailor it to the specific needs of their teams’ workflows. However, with all the Jira board settings available, it can be difficult to know which ones are best for setting up a specific board. This is why learning how to configure Jira boards properly is essential.

In this section, you’ll get an in-depth look at Jira’s numerous board settings, as well as how and when to use them in order to maximize effectiveness of your team. You’ll also understand how to effectively configure different kinds of Jira boards that align with each project’s unique needs and goals.

Jira Reports

Jira’s powerful reporting features are key to monitoring progress and identifying areas for improvement. There are five core reports that provide an in-depth look at different aspects of your project. These include the Burndown Chart, the Burnup Chart, the Sprint Report, the Velocity Chart and the Cumulative Flow Diagram.

This section will explain how accurately reviewing these five Jira reports when working on a project can be invaluable in ensuring it remains successful and on track with goals set out before started work on it!

Boards in Jira Mobile App

Working collaboratively on the go has never been easier thanks to the free Jira mobile app. With its boards feature, users can access all of their jira boards from their mobile device and get real-time updates about how the projects are progressing. 

Besides just viewing boards in mobile app, users can also create and edit jira issues quickly and easily, and in this section we will review how to do all of that.

Course Lessons

Section 1 – Introduction

Lesson 1 – Introduction (6:42 min)

Section 2 – Workflows and Schemes Concepts

Lesson 2 – About Workflows and Schemes (5:00 min)
Lesson 3 – Working with Workflows (4:43 min)
Lesson 4 – Working with Schemes (3:54 min)

Section 3 – Workflow Components

Lesson 5 – Statuses (14:23 min)
Lesson 6 – Transitions (7:37 min)
Lesson 7 – Transition Screen (3:48 min)
Lesson 8 – Resolutions (5:40 min)
Lesson 9 – Post Functions (5:11 min)
Lesson 10 – Properties (5:08 min)
Lesson 11 – Triggers (3:58 min)
Lesson 12 – Conditions (12:05 min)
Lesson 13 – Validators (8:11 min)

Section 4 – Boards Concepts

Lesson 14 – About Jira Boards (8:30 min)
Lesson 15 – Board Elements (4:09 min)

Section 5 – Planning and Managing Sprints

Lesson 16 – Backlog (12:20 min) Lesson 17 – Active Sprints (4:41 min) Lesson 18 – General Settings and Board Filter (5:50 min) Lesson 19 – Other Board Settings (8:16 min) Lesson 20 – Creating Jira Boards (9:59 min) Lesson 21 – Board Columns and Swimlanes (7:58 min) Lesson 22 – Sprint Progress (10:06 min) Lesson 23 – Kanban Board (6:00 min) Lesson 24 – Roadmap (7:47 min)

Section 6 – Jira Reports

Lesson 25 – About Jira Reports (12:20 min) Lesson 26 – Burndown Chart (4:41 min) Lesson 27 – Burnup Chart (5:50 min) Lesson 28 – Sprint Report (8:16 min) Lesson 29 – Velocity Chart (7:47 min) Lesson 30 – Cumulative Flow Diagram (7:47 min)

Section 7 – Jira Mobile App and Conclusion

Lesson 31 – Boards in Jira Mobile App (6:46 min) Lesson 32 – Conclusion (1:56 min)

Course Instructor

Vlajko Knezic

Vlajko Knezic

As a seasoned 20+ year career technologist, Vlajko has led high-performance teams, ranging from technology infrastructure engineering design & support to web development teams and product development groups.

Vlajko’s career has spanned experiences as a developer, project manager, product manager, technology director, agile evangelist, and methodology leader.

He has helped many organizations improve the efficiency of their delivery by using the right tools and processes, and that knowledge and experiences are reflected in his courses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this course for? Is it going to help me do my job?

Any scrum master, product manager or project manager working on Scrum on Kanban project will benefit from this course. However, Scrum team members and Jira administrators will also find a lot of useful information.

Is this a hands-on course or a theoretical course?

This course is 100% hands-on! Each concept explained is followed up with hands-on activites which are all part of the single objective to configure several boards and workflows for the specific project.

Why should I customize Jira board and workflows?

Boards create transparency on how is project progressing and workflows allow teams to organize work in way that maximizes their efficiency. Together they maximize the speed of a project delivery.

When can I start using what I learn in the course?

You can put your learnings to use after each lesson. Course curriculum is organized in such a way that each lesson fully covers a specific feature and if you find a feature helpful for your needs, you can use it right away.

Do I need paid Jira license to practice what I learn?

No, You don’t need paid Jira licence to follow up hands-on activities in the course. Free tier Jira subscription is sufficient and it has no time limits. After you finish the course you can continue to use it.

I am not a Jira administrator, shold I still take the course?

Yes. Although a lot of course activites require administrator privileges, even if you are not Jira adminstrator you should still take the course and learn how boards and workflows can be used to maximize team’s efficiancy.

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