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Jira Server for Beginners

Jira for Beginners helps onboard new Jira users by covering the basics of Jira and creating a solid foundation for future Jira training. After this course, you will be able to find your way around Jira and know how to create an Issue, the basics of permissions, how to search and create filters in Jira , and how to manage Issues and data through editing options, built-in reports, and dashboards.



We begin with an introduction to what Jira is and why you might use it, how to log in and navigate, and a bit on the overall structure of Jira.


Creating and Viewing Issues

In this chapter, you will learn how to create an issue in Jira and what additional information you can find on the view screen of an issue.


Permissions in Jira

Access to projects, issues, and comments in Jira are controlled by permissions that are set by your Jira Administrator. This chapter will teach you a bit about permissions so you can understand what to ask for if you need help or why certain screens look like they do.


Searching and Creating Filters in Jira

This chapter focuses on Jira search, including basic and advanced, and creating a filter in Jira. You will also learn how to share your filters once you save them.


Managing Issues

Once you have created some issues, it's time to learn how to work with them. In this chapter, we'll teach you about editing issues, how the Jira workflow helps you track and communicate the status of work, and automatic notifications that Jira can send to people.


Building Reports and Creating Dashboards

This chapter teaches you about the built-in reports available within Jira, along with some examples of those reports. You will also learn how to create, edit, and share a dashboard.

Text added to chapters 3-5 in Introducing JiraFEB '18
Text added to Introducing Jira Chapters 1-3!FEB '18
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This course has 6 chapters that can be completed in less than 60 minutes.
Ideal for new Jira users or Jira users wanting a refresher on the basics.
This course was updated February '18