JIRA Course

JIRA Course Overview

Welcome to our comprehensive JIRA course designed to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to access the full potential of Jira for efficient and effective project management. Whether you’re a project manager, team lead, developer, or anyone involved in project collaboration, this course will provide you with the insights and practical skills to navigate Jira confidently and optimize your project workflows. During the course of training, participants would engage in hands-on exercises, real-world examples and case studies which will expose them to the various techniques by which they can use JIRA to effectively navigate through projects and issues. At the end of the training, participants will have the skills and confidence to leverage Jira as a powerful tool for project management, ensuring streamlined workflows, effective collaboration, and successful project delivery.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals involved in project collaboration
  • Working professionals looking to implement Jira software to carry out projects
  • Job seekers to start a career in project related field
  • Mid- to senior-level executives in construction, oil and gas, government, development sector & ICT

Introduction to Jira

  • Understanding Jira and its importance
  • Overview of Jira as a project management tool
  • Key features and benefits
  • Jira installation and setup

Navigating the Jira Interface

  • Customizing dashboards to suit your needs
  • Adding and organizing gadgets
  • Understanding the project hierarchy
  • Navigating between projects and issues

Creating and Managing Projects

  • Choosing the right project type for your team
  • Utilizing project templates
  • Customizing workflows, issue types, and fields
  • Setting permissions and security schemes

Working with Issues

  • Different types of issues in Jira
  • Creating and editing issues efficiently
  • Assigning and prioritizing tasks
  • Linking and transitioning issues through workflows

Advanced Jira Features

  • Introduction to Agile Methodologies
  • Setting up and using Scrum boards in Jira
  • Implementing Kanban for workflow visualization
  • Customizing Kanban boards

Reporting and Analytics

  • Using Jira’s built-in reports
  • Creating and customizing dashboards for reporting
  • Writing advanced queries to filter and search for specific issues
  • Using JQL for reporting and issue management

Integrations and Add-ons

  • Exploring and installing useful add-ons
  • Integrating Jira with other tools (e.g., Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Creating automation rules to streamline processes
  • Increasing efficiency with automated workflows

Best Practices and Tips

  • Tips for effective project management in Jira
  • Avoiding common pitfalls and challenges
  • Handling common issues and errors
  • Accessing support resources and communities

Real-world Case Studies

  • Examining real-world examples of successful Jira implementations
  • Learning from case studies to apply best practices in different scenarios
  • Applying knowledge through a hands-on project


Dominic Ajayi

Dominic Ajayi is a Project Management consultant who has trained over 1000 professionals. He has played various roles in training and managing projects. His career as a trainer and project manager has offered notable achievements and exposure. He has served in several positions, these include Snr. Project Consultant & Operations Manager. His education and qualifications are B.Sc. Environment Science & Resource Management, PMP, CSM, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor – IT Service Certification, ISO 9001 Lead Auditor – IT Service Certification, and ITIL.

Adeola Badmus

I am Adeola, my 15-year professional career has spanned several roles, organizations, and sectors. I served as a project manager in IntroIT Consulting, Head of Institute / Chief Operating Officer for the Institute for Advance e-Studies, I currently hold the position as the senior project consultant & marketing director for Piston & Fusion. My qualification includes MSc. In Marketing, BSc. In Business Administration, Digital Marketing, PMP, PRINCE 2, NEBOSH, Level 3 Award in Education & Training. I have been privileged to attend some of the best institutions globally, University of Lagos, Lagos Business School, and University of Liverpool (UK). I am a member of AMA, PMI & IOSH. I have trained over 4000+ professionals in marketing, branding, project management, data analytics and other business related programmes.

Seyi Hargley

Seyi Hargley (PMP) is a certified facilitator & consultant with over a decade of experience in Project Management, she has also worked in various organizations such as Lafarge, Triagon HCD Consulting, Association of Professional Women Engineers (APWEN) and Project Management Professional Institute (PMPI) were she served in different roles. Seyi has a B.SC in Chemical and Polymer Engineering from Lagos state university, and is currently a member of Project Management Institute (PMI) the world leading project management body.

Participants enrolling for this programme will be required to have minimum of 3 years’ professional experience. Participants who meet the programme requirement should pay the course fee and complete the enrollment form 2 weeks before the programme kick off date.

Prospective applicants who do not meet the programme requirement but wants to join the programme should should follow the process detailed below.

Application Process

  1. Start a chat with the online course adviser or complete the application form
  2. Application will be reviewed by programme committee
  3. Application acceptance will be communicated by programme committee
  4. Pay the programme fee after receiving acceptance from the committee
  5. Check your mail for programme schedule and payment confirmation

    Participant’s Experience

    What is included in the Course Programme Pack

    • Practice Manual & Textbook
    • Participants workbook & Exercises
    • Templates for professional practice
    • Local & international case studies
    • Recognized Certification of Completion
    • Branded Personalized programme pack & stationaries
    • Breakfast & Lunch
    • 3 Star Accommodation (Optional – Available on Request)

    Kindly note all training materials for the Virtual Online classes will be in electronic formats (PDF & MS Word)

    JIRA Course Fees & Dates for Upcoming Classroom & Virtual Online In 2023

    Piston and Fusion offer the Course as Classroom in Lagos and Virtual Online Class in other states in Nigeria. See dates and fees for classroom and virtual online class.

    JIRA Programme
    Course Objective: The Programme focus is to prepare participants to navigate Jira confidently
    Classroom Fee: ₦170,000
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    Weekend Date: Contact Us
    Location: 122a Obadina Street, Omole Phase 1 Ikeja Lagos
    Virtual Class Fee: ₦100,000 | $160
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    Weekend Date: Contact Us
    Location: Microsoft Teams | Zoom

    Why Piston & Fusion Is Ranked Amongst the Best Business Institutes In Nigeria

    • We have trained 6000+ professionals
    • We have over 10 years industry experience
    • Our facilitators are experienced and certified
    • We offer post training career advice and support

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    All You Need to Know About JIRA

    What is Jira used for?

    Jira is a popular project management and issue-tracking tool developed by Atlassian. It helps teams plan, track, and manage their work efficiently. Its importance lies in providing a centralized platform for collaboration, facilitating transparency, and enabling effective project management.

    Can Jira be used for free?

    Jira can be used for free. The free plan lets you try Jira Software for up to 10 users with 2GB of storage and Community Support.