Use this template to help align your team to your coming project. After completion, you should have a solid vision of what you want to accomplish, what you want to avoid, and how you are going to get there.


  1. People: Diagram the different people working on this project and the various different roles they hold.
  2. Shared Goals: What goals do you all share as a team? What are you trying to achieve?
  3. Purpose: Why, as a team, are you driven to accomplish your shared goals? What is your motivation?
  4. Values: What shared values do you personify as a team?
  5. Expectations: What is expected of the team as a whole and from each individual? What is needed for the team to succeed?
  6. Rules: What rules are going to be implemented and how will they be communicated/enforced?
  7. Strengths: What skills are shared by the whole team? What about each individual? How can you capitalize on these strengths?
  8. Risks: What do the future obstacles look like for the team? What weaknesses are shared by the team? How can you be proactive to mitigate the risks?