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ACP-610 Managing Jira Projects for Data Center and Server Certification


Become an Atlassian Certified Professional. Project Administrators are experts at configuring and optimizing Jira Software’s Scrum and Kanban projects for their teams.

This credential is applicable to users of both Jira Server and Jira Data Center.

A Certification in Managing Jira Projects for Data Center (ACP-MJDP) showcases those who:

  • apply best practices to translate team requirements into robust project configurations

  • understand and troubleshoot project and global permissions and issue-level security

  • manage sprints and releases, estimation, time tracking, and scope changes

  • are proficient at configuring boards across multiple projects and teams

  • know the intricacies of components and issue assignment

  • demonstrate expertise in JQL, reports, dashboards and gadgets

In a 2019 survey, 91% of Atlassian Certified professionals reported that earning their credential increased their confidence using or administering Atlassian products.

Exam details

Products covered: Jira Software Long Term Support Releases
Timing: You must complete the exam within 60 days of your purchase of the course
Location: Proctored online (also available at testing centers)

Exam Topics


ACP exams are intended to be challenging – increase your chances of success with careful preparation!

Training and experience

Atlassian University recommends at least 6 months of experience using Jira before taking the training course and exam.

Exam preparation

Overall, you’ll want to:

  • Get hands-on practice across all the topics, paying particular attention to functionalities you work with less often.

  • Make sure you understand how Jira operates with no apps installed.

  • Consult the Atlassian product documentation to learn about nuances of each topic that you may be unfamiliar with.

  • Use the English version to prepare for the exam (If you typically use a localized product), so that you'll be familiar with the names of menu options and other product features.

  • Know which test aids are permitted during the exam:

    • Hard copy of English or English Translation Dictionary (allowed both online or at testing centers)
    • Pencil/Pen and Paper (allowed at testing centers only, and must by supplied by testing center)
    • Water in a clear container

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Schedule your exam

  1. Read how to schedule and take an exam.

  2. Along with the course, Atlassian will provide you with an exam payment voucher, good for 60 days from purchase of the course. Schedule and pay for your exam in the Certification Portal using your voucher.

  3. Mark your calendar, get plenty of rest, and do your best!