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JIRA Fundamentals (11/08/21-11/09/21)

Education Class - Details to be sent to registrants after registration closes

JIRA Fundamentals

Description: Jira fundamentals training is targeted for team members and those in an oversight role for technology delivery and sustainment programs.  The hands-on training teaches students how to use Jira to manage and track their work in an immersive environment that simulates a large, diverse organization.  The course covers Jira fundamentals such as how to create and search for issues, as well as how to use popular Agile methods Scrum and Kanban while putting them in a practical context.  Thoughtfully configured and enhanced with a carefully curated set of plugins, the training highlights lessons learned and best practices, demonstrating how smooth and effortless Jira can be.

Learning Objectives:

   * Understand how Jira features map to Agile / Scrum ceremonies

   • Understand best practices for Epics, Components and Labels

   • Use Jira Scrum and Kanban Boards to enter and update their work

   • Advance work items through their workflows and understand the significance of each step

   • Use and share Filters to provide easy access to important views based on customizable criteria

   • Estimate and track work; create simple issue queries

   • Read Jira reports to gain visibility into their individual and team progress

   • Understand how Jira Versioning works a d how to use Jira in a real-world workday

Who Should Attend:  

   • Any knowledge worker who plans to use Jira to manage their workflow (operations, software,

     legal, HR, finance, pharma, etc.).

   • Those in an oversight or governance capacity for teams using Jira to manage their workflow.


The following services will be provided:

A PDF copy of the slides

   • An invite to a 20-minute pre-training “tools” (Zoom, Kahoot, Google Slides) overview to make

      sure attendees get the most out of the training

   • An individual login to their own private fully-configured Jira environment with multiple projects

     and 4 months’ worth of highly realistic data, starting 2 hours prior to training and ending approx. 2

    hours after the end of the second day

   • Access to a shared environment starting at the end of the second day and continuing for one



Craeg Strong


Craeg Strong is the CTO of Ariel Partners, a small IT consulting company based in Times Square.  He is currently teaching public classes in Kanban, Human Centered Design, and DevSecOps and facilitating the adoption of Lean/Agile methods to transform companies’ way of working in the NYC area.

Craeg has 25 years of experience in information technology, starting at Project Athena during his undergraduate studies at MIT. Mr. Strong leverages his experience as a hands-on software architect, trainer and agile coach to help remove the barriers that prevent organizations from adopting new technologies-- such as cloud. Mr. Strong led a successful transformation of a major FBI Criminal justice program from a traditional waterfall lifecycle and manual intensive processes to lighter weight agile processes and full DevOps automation.


Meeting Day, Date, Time

  2 Sessions:   Mon.     11/08   06:00 PM - 9:00 PM

                       Tues.     11/09   06:00 PM - 9:00 PM 


Cancellation Policy

1) To 10/29/2021 Noon - Refund of registration fees, less a non-refundable $10 processing charge. No refunds after nppn on 10/29/2021.

2) If course is cancelled, 100% refund.


Photo and video policy

Please review our photo and video policy here


Go / No Go Date



PDU's earned

Attendees self-report 4 technical PDU's, 2 Leadership = 6  PDU




$249.00 Member Tickets

$199.00 Earlybird rate before October 8

$299.00 Guest Ticket

$249.00 Earlybird rate before October 8

$199.00 Volunteer Group

$149.00 Earlybird rate before October 8

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Type of category: Other Events

Type of activity:

Date: November 8th to November 9th, 2021

Hour: 6:00PM to 9:00PM

# of PDUs: 0.0


Members: USD$249.00

Non members and Guests: USD$299.00

Event Information