Running Scrum with Jira and Confluence

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

Live online events

2 days, 08:30 AM CAT - 04:30 PM CAT


Presented by Bevan Williams
  • R9,300.00 incl. VAT

2 days, 08:30 AM CAT - 04:30 PM CAT


Presented by Bevan Williams
  • R9,300.00 incl. VAT


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


How long is the course?

The course is two full days. We start at 8:30 a.m. and finish at 4:30 p.m. on both days.

How big is a class?

The maximum number of delegates is 16. It allows for focused learning and in-depth discussions.

How have you prepared your training rooms in light of COVID-19?

Please watch our safety video showing how we have set up the training room for optimal safety

Can this course be done virtually?

Yes, we have virtual options available. Please refer to the location of the course to find available virtual and classroom dates.

Do I need my own Jira account or license?

No, a Jira and Confluence lab environment will be provided for the duration of the training.

Do I need to my own laptop to complete the training?

Yes. This is an interactive course where you will use your laptop to log in to your Jira and Confluence lab environment to complete activities.

Does the course include certification?

A certificate of attendance will be sent to you upon completion of the course.

Is this certification internationally recognized?

No. This course is not associated with any international certification body.

Is there an exam?

There is no exam, but you will receive a certificate of attendance. This is a highly interactive, practical course focused on building new skills.

Does price include VAT?

Yes. The price includes Value Added Tax. The price you see on the website is the price you will pay.

How can I pay?

You can pay via EFT or credit card. After you register and make your reservation, you will receive a quote/invoice with the banking details and credit card link.

Can my company pay for my training?

Absolutely. Connect us with your HR or Learning and Development department. If you see your company name in our “clients” section, it is excellent news – Think Agile is on your approved vendor list.

Can I cancel my booking?

You can cancel or reschedule for free up to 10 days before the course. After that, an additional R1500 fee is applicable. The reason is simple – we have already incurred costs (advertising, catering, venue hire). Also, you might be taking a spot from someone else.