Approval Workflow

Microsoft Teams Governance

Wondering how to control team creation in your Microsoft Teams environment? Set up approval workflow during the template creation and define who can create teams from your Collaboration Template Catalog.

How Does Microsoft Teams
Approval Workflow Work?

Learn how to manage approval processes
during Microsoft Teams template creation

Create an Original Team

Create an original team just once. Add standard and private channels, customize tabs with apps, and upload files and folders.

Build a Teams Template

Build a template based on your original team. Configure Governance policies during the template creation, including approval workflows.  

Add Approval Workflow

Enable the Approval Workflow. Any person in your organization who wants to build a team from your template must request an approval.

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Approval Workflow

While creating your new template, you can set up additional Microsoft Teams Approval workflows. This way, whenever your users want to create teams from your template, they must request an approval.

Actionable Messages Outlook

The Approver will get an actionable message with all the needed information. They will need to approve or reject the request and leave a comment right from Outlook.


Multiple-Stage Approval

Need to set up a multiple-stage approval for team creation from the template? Explore our SalesTim Connector for Power Automate and build any automation flow. 

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