Learning Jira Course (Cloud Edition)

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This course teaches you everything you need to get started with Jira Cloud. Learn how to navigate the dashboard, view projects, and drill down for details. See how to create and edit issues, estimate time and effort, and search with JQL. Generate useful reports by creating filters, dashboards, and boards. Finally, adjust your preferences so that Jira works best for you.


Jira was designed to help software development teams manage projects and track bugs and issues. But increasingly, teams in other fields—such as marketing, legal, and finance—are adopting it as well. Want to leverage Jira to track your own work and improve your outcomes and overall performance?

Tune into this course with Atlassian Certified Jira Administrator Rachel Wright to learn how to get up and running with the latest version of the cloud edition of this powerful project management tool. Rachel shows you how to use Jira to manage your own personal daily tasks and help your organization and team plan their strategic initiatives. Learn how to navigate Jira, work with projects and issues, change user preferences, estimate effort and track time, and create custom views such as filters, dashboards, boards, and more. By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped with the core skills and know-how required to get started with Jira right away.

Course Contents


  • Who is this for?
  • What do you need?

Getting Started with Jira

  • What is Jira?
  • How is Jira used?
  • Types of Jira
  • Jira versions
  • Important terms and definitions

Navigating Jira

  • Logging in
  • Using the System Dashboard
  • Accessing key features

Working in Projects

  • Viewing the project list
  • Types of projects
  • Parts of a project
  • Identifying project leads

Working with Issues

  • Creating Issues
  • Editing Issues
  • Adding Attachments
  • Linking Issues
  • Transitioning Issues
  • Estimating effort
  • Tracking time

Finding Issues

  • Ways to find Jira issues
  • Using basic search
  • Using advanced search and JQL
  • Sample queries
  • Challenge: Finding Issues
  • Solution

Using Reporting Features

  • Reporting methods
  • How to save and share filters
  • Creating filter subscriptions
  • Creating boards
  • Creating dashboards
  • Using reports
  • Exporting issues
  • Challenge: Using Reporting Features
  • Solution

Managing Profile Settings

  • Changing user preferences


  • Next Step

Take Course

See all Rachel Wright’s Jira and Confluence Courses on LinkedIn

Additional information



1h 35m