Product Training Syllabus

Design Manager: User

Design Manager: User
What will I learn from this course?

This course is designed to instruct end users on how to use Smallworld Design Manager in performing their jobs. The course covers the creation and management of jobs and designs, as well as the use of design layout tools to create and edit the network assets stored in a Smallworld database. Use of these tools is illustrated in relation to process flows and scenario based workflows as found in distribution centres.

Who Should Attend?

The course is designed for end users, typically engineers and designers, who are responsible for designing and updating utility network and work management systems


There are no mandatory prerequisites for this course. Ideally students should have experience of:

Smallworld Core functionality

Experience of using a GIS

Experience in engineering and/or distribution design

Course Duration

2-3 Days

Course Objectives

Following the course, students should have:

Familiarity with Design Manager concepts.

A basic knowledge of the available manipulation tools

An understanding of the use of designs and jobs

The use of Design Layout Tools

The use of these facilities in conjunction with typical work flows

Course Agenda

Introduction to Design Manager

Starting Design Manager, and Overview of Main GIS Window

Smallworld functionality embedded in Design Manager

Creating and Managing Jobs and Designs

Design Layout Tools (DLT)

Using the Design Browser

Compatible Units


Point Span Editor

Using the Analysis menu

Condition Factors

Work Scenario exercise

Plotting Options