GitLab Training Partner

Drive Project Success with GitLab Agile Project Management

The GitLab Agile Project Management training is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the GitLab Plan stage and its features. This hands-on training session, delivered by experienced GitLab trainers, provides an overview of the Plan stage and its capabilities. Over the course of two 4-hour days, attendees will learn how to use issues, epics, milestones, iterations, labels, roadmaps, burndown charts, and boards, among other features.


Who Can Benefit?

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Individuals or teams looking to get started with GitLab for their Plan stage.

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Project managers who want to learn how to manage their projects more efficiently.

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Individuals or teams who want to learn how to use the various tools available in GitLab's Plan stage.

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Developers and engineers responsible for project management of their teams that want to learn how to use GitLab to manage their SDLC.

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Anyone who plans, tracks, and manages projects, including project managers, program managers, product owners, and scrum masters.

What Does the Training Cover?

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An overview of GitLab's Plan stage and its capabilities.

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The benefits of using GitLab's Plan stage including increased efficiency and better project management.

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Demos and hands-on practice with the various tools available, including issues, epics, milestones, iterations, labels, roadmaps, burndown charts, and boards.

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An introduction to the features available in GitLab's Plan stage, including a discussion of how they can be used to manage software products and other projects.

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An overview of the features available in GitLab's three pricing tiers (Free, Premium, and Ultimate), including a discussion of the benefits of upgrading to a higher tier.

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Day 1

Introduction to the Plan Stage (45 minutes)

  • Introduction to the GitLab Plan stage and its place in the GitLab workflow
  • Overview of the GitLab Flow
  • Lab: Accessing the GitLab Training Environment

Project Organization in GitLab (1 hour)

  • Overview of organizing projects and groups in GitLab
  • Explanation of roles, permissions, and visibility
  • Lab: Creating an organizational structure

Using GitLab to Plan & Start Projects (1 hour)

  • Introduction to epics, milestones, iterations, roadmaps, and issue boards
  • Overview of documentation with wikis
  • Lab: Using GitLab planning tools

Introduction to Issues (1 hour)

  • Overview of issues in GitLab
  • Explanation of labels and collaboration on issues
  • Lab: Creating project issues

Day 2

Deep Dive into Issues (1 hour)

  • Explanation of issue metadata fields and operations
  • Overview of quick actions and description templates
  • Introduction to the Service Desk
  • Lab: Organizing and performing operations on issues

Merge Requests (45 minutes)

  • Overview of merge requests in GitLab
  • Explanation of merge request metadata fields and To-Do list
  • Lab: Using a merge request to review and merge code

Issue Boards (45 minutes)

  • Explanation of the purpose of issue boards
  • Overview of issue board structure and criteria
  • Introduction to issue board details
  • Lab: Creating and customizing issue boards

Issue Boards (45 minutes)

  • Overview of general best practices in workflow
  • Introduction to Kanban, Scrum, and Waterfall workflows
  • Lab: Creating and managing boards for each workflow method

Course Details

  • Hands-on labs and demonstrations to reinforce learning
  • Slides with notes and reference links provided for attendees
  • Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 12 attendees (additional seats available with seat add-on)

Remote Delivery

  • Two 4-hour sessions presented on separate days
  • $5,000 for remote delivery 

On-Site Delivery

  • Single 9-hour session, including 1 hour for lunch
  • $7,000 for on-site delivery (plus travel expenses for each instructor)
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