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Timetable Manager - Import Your Timetable

Course overview

Learn about the import process and its automatic checks, and fix minor errors to successfully import your timetable file.


IT Administrators, Timetablers and/or Academic Leads responsible for managing the timetable and the iSAMS system. They will require full access to Timetable Manager and Teaching Manager.


26 minutes.


You'll need to know your way around iSAMS, understand how your own timetable software works, and have already prepared your timetable and iSAMS for the import. We recommend you complete the following courses before this one:


Although accessible on all devices, this course works best on a desktop or laptop PC. A headset or speakers are recommended. 

Course contents

The Timetable Import Process

  • The Timetable Import Process

Upload the Timetable File

  • The Import Screen
  • Importer Options
  • Import Options
  • Import Timetable Information
  • Import Files

Automatic Checks

  • Automatic Checks
  • Fix Structure Warnings
  • Fix Set Code Warnings
  • Fix Staff Warnings
  • Fix Room Warnings

Put It All Together

  • Import a New Timetable
  • Merge an Import with an Existing Timetable
  • Immediate Checks
  • Important Next Steps

What's included?

  • Animated infographics
  • 2 interactive videos
  • 2 videos
  • Animations

Choose the correct options for your import

Resolve errors and mismatches

Check your timetable after import

Meet the instructor

Duncan McCorkindale

E-Learning Content Developer
Duncan joined iSAMS in 2019, with a strong and varied background in Learning and Development. He has since helped hundreds of our schools make a success of their move to iSAMS, and is passionate about helping everyone get the most out of their system.

Outside of work, Duncan enjoys playing music and exploring the waters and forests of the Wye Valley.