Atlassian Jira and Scrum Fundamentals for Beginners

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Atlassian Jira and Scrum Fundamentals for Beginners

Learn core Scrum concepts along with essential Jira functionality and start using Jira to manage your Scrum projects.

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

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Course Description

This tutorial starts from scratch, you don't need to know anything about Jira or Scrum!

Jira is Atlassian's powerful agile project management platform. You will learn this amazing product from the ground up in this course!

Join this comprehensive Jira tutorial and benefit not just from the course content but from the hands-on approach as well!

Get your own free instance of Jira and a good understanding of how to use Jira to create and manage Scrum projects.

This tutorial will teach you all the fundamentals about agile, scrum, projects, epics, stories, tasks, bugs, backlog, sprints, and much more! We will create a complete project fully from scratch, and lessons are backed up with a hands-on tutorial. All examples showcase the features of Jira and explain how to apply them correctly.

This curriculum covers everything you'll need to know to get started with Jira, along with a few incentives. At the end of the course, you will have hands-on experience with all Jira core features and your own free instance of Jira to experiment and extend your knowledge.

I hope you're excited to dive into the Jira and Scrum with this course. Let's get started!


What will you learn in this course:

  • What Jira is and how to use Jira core features.
  • How to get access to free instance of Jira and start using it right away.
  • Basics of Agile and Scrum.
  • What are Jira projects and how to create them?
  • What are Jira issues and how to create them.
  • Differences between epics, stories, tasks and bugs.
  • What is Backlog and how to prioritize it.
  • Estimation and capacity planning.
  • Planning, creating, starting, monitoring and closing Sprints.
  • Finding Jira items using a simple and advanced search.
  • Creating Jira filters.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • There are no prerequisites required to take this course.
Atlassian Jira and Scrum Fundamentals for Beginners


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

6 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction 03:22 03:22
  • play icon Course Project 02:00 02:00
  • play icon Getting Free Access to Jira 05:28 05:28
  • play icon What is Jira? 03:56 03:56
  • play icon Agile in 5 Minutes 04:33 04:33
  • play icon Scrum in 5 Minutes 05:10 05:10
Jira Projects
3 Lectures
Jira Issues
4 Lectures
Working withBacklog
2 Lectures
Planning and Managing Sprints
3 Lectures
Using Filters
2 Lectures
Course Roundup
1 Lectures

Instructor Details

Vlajko Knezic

Vlajko Knezic

Technologist and Methodologist

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.

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