Templates are a major time_saver: The most obvious benefit of using a template is that it's a major time_saver. You don't have to create everything from scratch because a lot of the complex work is done fore you. A template allows you to drop in the look you want and then customise according to your needs. This is significantly faster than starting from a blank canvas. Templates can give you a competitive advantage: When you manage projects and delivery it successfully, it's essentially competing with other project managers, departments or against another company.
Simple tasks such as making a sign for your yard sale or a family newsletter can really be fun to create with a template. You will even find that you will be helped with printing. When you discover how much you can create when you use a Word template you might even wonder how you got along without using them before.