Introducing Civil 3D Data Shortcuts
Autodesk's Jeff Bartels covers a basic introductory review of the Whys and Hows of Civil 3D Projects and Data Shortcuts.
See the Jeff Bartels YouTube Channel.
and the Civil Immersion blog.
Jeff forgot to mention that you can include standard start drawings in a Civil 3D Project structure.
Your Civil 3D Project Template is one of the most productive inexpensive forms of Civil 3D customization you can make.
See the Data Shortcut Method and Practice pages for more in-depth video instruction and detail on these topics.