Create a project from the project workbench When you create a project from the project workbench, you have the option of creating the project using a template. Choose this option by clicking the link in the banner at the top of the project form. Navigate to Project > Projects > Workbench. Click the New Project button in the workbench header. This opens a new project form in a dialog box. Click the template link in the blue banner at the top of the form. Fill in the fields on the Apply Template dialog box. Project name: enter a name for the new project. Start date: enter a start date for the new project. Project template: select the template to use for this project. Click OK. Template tasks and attachments are copied to the new project and displayed in the project workbench.