Running Scrum with Jira and Confluence

This course provides a practical understanding of how to run an effective Scrum process using Jira and Confluence.


We found that many teams get stuck on the Agile tools they use. While some teams prefer physical boards, there are also a number of powerful Agile project management tools available.

We have created a set of Jira specific training modules to empower and support your Agile journey, so you can get back to focusing on individuals and interactions!

Course Objectives

  • Use Jira and Confluence to support and enable effective Scrum event

  • Apply best practice from the industry in combining physical and digital boards

  • Generate insights into your process using Jira reports and dashboards

  • Improve your information flow using Jira

  • Know the difference between stories, epics, tasks and sub-tasks

Topics Covered

  • Understand the basics of Scrum and Kanban boards

  • Create an Agile Scrum board

  • Perform basic configuration of Scrum board

  • Understand Jira Workflow and how it applies to Scrum board

  • Refine the Product Backlog and Plan a Sprint using Jira

  • Describe the difference between Jira Issue Types

  • Work effectively with Versions, Components and Epics

  • Estimate work items and create Sprint Backlog

  • Identify and use built-in tools to track Sprint progress

  • Use Reports to effectively communicate progress in Sprint Review

  • Use Reports to identify possible improvements in the retrospective

  • Create Reports and Dashboards to answer business questions

  • Understand Basic JQL queries to create custom filters

  • Use filters as input to Dashboard widgets and Reports

  • Apply best practice in combining physical and digital boards

  • Use filters as input to Dashboard widgets and Reports

  • Apply best practice in combining physical and digital boards


Certificate of Attendance


2 days

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