Agile Project Management and Jira Software Resources, Courses and Certifications: Must Read

Shola Slick Akinrolie
3 min readJun 7, 2023

According to recent research, Project Management is one of the most demanding skills in the world. The fact that it is less technical and you can garner Project Management skills right from your daily activities or general activities at large.

Without a doubt project management roles like Agile PM, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Product Delivery et al are in high demand and are always popping up on every Job board.

Recently, a lot of people have reached out to me on how they can learn Atlassian Jira, and Agile Project Manager, with a request for the scratch course to become Scrum Master, Project Manager, Project Owner and other similar PM roles.

Here is the good news, I have compiled a list of resources and certifications you can take to begin your journey or improve your PM skills and learn PM tools like Jira, Trello et al.

I have curated a list of resources that will help you get started.

Agile PM resources

🔸 Agile project management: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/project-management
🔸 Agile: https://www.atlassian.com/agile
🔸 Scrum: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/scrum
🔸 Kanban: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/kanban
🔸 Product management: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/product-management
🔸 Agile at scale: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/agile-at-scale
🔸 Agile Software development: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/software-development
🔸 Kanban with Jira Software: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/tutorials/how-to-do-🔸 kanban-with-jira-software
🔸 Scrum with Jira Software: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/tutorials/how-to-do-scrum-with-jira-software
🔸 Advanced Scrum: https://www.atlassian.com/agile/tutorials/how-to-do-advanced-scrum-practices-with-jira-software

Atlassian Tools(JIRA)

🔸 Get started with Jira Environment
🔸 Jira Product Discovery
🔸 Jira Software Cloud
🔸 Jira Software Cloud documentation
🔸 Atlassian team Playbooks
🔸 Discussion forums: https://community.atlassian.com
🔸 Jira training: https://www.atlassian.com/university
🔸 YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/GoAtlassian
🔸 Atlassian University: https://atlassian.com/university
🔸 Agile-project-management-with-Jira-cloud-2-lean-and-agile-processes: https://www.linkedin.com/learning/agile-project-management-with-jira-cloud-2-lean-and-agile-processes/course-overview

MOOC Certification

🔸 Agile with Atlassian Jira
🔸 Google Project Management: Professional Certificate

The fact that poor project management can lead to 48 per cent of projects missing their delivery dates, 43 per cent missing budget targets, and 31 per cent failing to meet an organization’s goals! This is an advantage for anyone looking to come into the space. Hence there is high demand for these roles.

I wish you all the best in your PM journey!
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Shola Slick Akinrolie

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