Realdolmen Education


JIRA Admin Part 1: Project Configuration

This course is currently not scheduled on the open calendar, but can be organized on request.

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1 day(s)


JIRA project managers/program managers, project administrators, application administrators, system administrators


JIRA Essentials or equivalent experience, Experience working with enterprise applications, Familiarity with users, groups, roles, permissions, Understanding of workflows


After attending this course, attendees should be able to: Create new projects, Describe basic project configuration and use of components, notifications, screens, and versions, Control field configuration for project screens, Copy and update an existing workflow, Set up releases to create project road maps and manage and predict completion, Determine when to create new Issue type schemes



In this course, attendees will gain a solid foundation for all of the configurable components involved in setting up and managing JIRA projects.

They'll learn and perform the project admin tasks such as customizing project details, configuring workflow, customizing fields, creating new projects, troubleshooting, and much more. Learning about the relationships and dependencies involved in JIRA configuration will enable attendees to configure JIRA effectively from the get-go or determine how to configure things more efficiently moving forward.

Upon completion of part 1 of this two-part course, attendees will be equipped to configure JIRA projects to meet business requirements and demands. JIRA concepts come to life as attendees perform practical exercises on a sample JIRA instance that illustrates common use cases and Atlassian's best practices.


  • General project admin: versions, components, screens
  • Fields and field-itis
  • Basic workflow
  • Moving issues to a new project
  • Project admin tools including Helper interfaces