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.
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)
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.
If you're new to Jira: Atlassian University training courses are an excellent way to begin. Start with our Jira User learning path.
If you have experience: Enroll in Managing Jira Projects. This comprehensive training course includes hands-on labs and sample exam questions with explanations.
For additional preparation, enroll in these courses from Atlassian's free training catalog:
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
Schedule your exam
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.
Mark your calendar, get plenty of rest, and do your best!
Maintain your Certification
Your Certification is valid for 24 months. Learn how to maintain your Certification.
Earn your Atlassian Certified Expert credential
The ACP Certification in Managing Jira Projects Certification fulfills one of the requirements on your way to the prestigious Atlassian Certified Expert credential.