Are there any standard tex style wrappers that can help to create a title page for diploma or coursework? My main objective is to get some shortcuts for creating title, author name etc. Some help on the table of contents would be appreciated, too.
Like Martin said in his comment, there are standard LaTeX commands for creating simple title pages, available in many document classes. Here's a complete example:
I recommend using those macros
For more flexible title pages you could use the