The steps you take in editing video, from import or capture through final output, make up your workflow. The basic workflow describes the most general steps you would take with most projects. Specific types of workflows, such as the P2 workflow or the cross-platform workflow, explain the noteworthy settings, variations, or issues specific to each type.
Reviewing the entire workflow for a production before creating a project and first sequence can help you optimize Adobe Premiere Pro for the needs of that production. It can also help you plan for the special needs your production has at any particular step. For example, if you learn, before you begin, the parameters of your footage, you can select the best sequence presets for your production.
For resources relating to optimizing your computer system, your workflow, and Premiere Pro so that you can get the most done in the least time see this blog post on the After Effects Region of Interest.
Whether you use Adobe Premiere Pro to edit video for broadcast, DVD, or the web, you’re likely to follow a workflow like the one outlined below. For Adobe recommended tutorials on basic workflow, scroll to the bottom of this page.