Design Team Canvas

The Design team canvas gets everyone on the same page


A Team Canvas Brings Success

To help get everyone on the same page, consider using a Team Charter Canvas. Whether it is a project team or a committee, it is important that everyone understands why the work is important and what the team’s goals are.

The Team Charter Canvas helps the team document important information about the work, to help bring clarity to the group. This document is a visual way to document who project team members are and what the expectations are for the project. Also, the document will help to clarify the project scope and desired outcomes – as well as connect the project goal to the customer’s definition of value and the organization’s strategic goals.

Project Team Canvas

The Team Charter Canvas, much like the project charter is a living document. As the project is executed, the team will gather new learning that will allow them to further clarify their goals and objectives. As this occurs, the project team should update the canvas accordingly.

To learn more about applying the Team Charter Canvas to your projects, please refer to the provided video. If you are ready to adopt the template, please complete the form below, or add the template to your cart.

Project Team Canvas

Download the Free "Team Charter Canvas" Template (PDF)

Purchase the template to customize for your own organization

All of our tools and templates are available in Word or PowerPoint format to allow organizations to purchase and customize the templates to their brand standards.

Using the Customer 2×2 Matrix to analyze how a customer might prioritize a need allows for an organization to better evaluate the various problems they are trying to solve, or the numerous “how Might We” questions they are trying to solve. This topic is a core concept of applying creative problem-solving through design thinking. To learn more about design, please visit our Introduction to Design Thinking Course.

The Design Thinking course teaches a creative problem-solving that will give any professional an advantage in their industry or career.


  • Designers or Product Development professionals that are motivated to bring innovative new products and services to their business and customers.
  • Consultants who want to offer their clients a model for applying creative problem-solving to help address business challenges.
  • Human Resource professionals seeking to develop more human-centered solutions to support workforce members while driving higher levels of employee engagement.
  • Members of Leadership who are wishing to gain competitive advantage by differentiating their business’s products and services.
  • Individuals or Teams that are searching for new ways to solve complex problems by placing the customer’s needs at the center of their solutions.
Design Thinking Training, continuous improvement certifications

This course will help expose the learner to various design thinking tools and mental models – all with the emphasis on innovating through creative problem-solving.


Our objective is to provide the learner with practical tools for applying a versatile 3-step design thinking process within their organizations. Through this framework, the learner will be able to reframe problems from the customer’s perspective. With this perspective in mind, the learner will drive improvements around the customer experience using tools such as deep-dive interview, journey mapping, empathy mapping, and rapid prototyping.

Need help introducing use of a Team Charter Canvas at your organization?

Schedule a 30 minute coach call today and let’s talk through the details. 

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