Please note that the International Professors’ Week has been cancelled due to lack of enrolments. However, we still warmly welcome articles to be considered for publishing in The Finnish Business Review.

International Professors' Week will stimulate international discussion, dialogue and networking between JAMK's partner schools, researchers and industry representatives.



Tuesday 27th
9.45-10.00   Registration and coffee
10.00-11.00  Welcome and introduction, Dr. Asta Wahlgrén, Director, School of Business and Practical information, Risto Korkia-aho, International Affairs Coordinator
11:00-11:30 Tour around Dynamo building
11:30-13:00 Lunch. Poster exhibition.
13:00-14:30   Teaching sessions
14:30-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-17:00 Cultural Activity – Guided City Tour               
17:00-19:00 Free time
19:00 Dinner

Wednesday 28th
8:30 Welcome and coffee
9:00-10:00 Introducing Innovation Weekend Design Thinking Methodology
10:00-11:30 Teaching sessions
11:30-13:00 Lunch, poster presentations and student information stand.
13:00-14.30 Teaching sessions
14:30-15:00 Coffee break
15:00-17:00 Presentations of the best abstracts and researchs
17:00-19:00 Free time
19:00 Dinner

Thursday 29th
9:00-11:00 Reseach

  • JAMK research strategy
  • Finnish Business Review – call for papers by lecturer Murat Akpinar
  • Recent activities in research lines such as Competitiveness, Value Creation in Digital Environment. JAMK principle and senior lecturers.

11:00-12:00  Lunch
12:00-13:30   Collaboration between Business and Universities. Visiting JAMK business partners.
13:30-14:00 Closing


Call for Abstracts

The incoming lecturers should submit us an extended abstract of approximately 800 words in length outlining the aims, subject matter, main results and major conclusions. In addition, send us a short description of the lecturer and inform the corresponding authors.

We welcome contributions from the fields of

  • Competitiveness
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Strategic Management
  • Diversity Management
  • Sport Business
  • Sustainability
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management.

We invite the authors of best abstracts to present their research topics and impact of the results. Selected submissions will be given consideration for publishing in the Finnish Business Review - Journal.


We invite you to submit your abstracts in advance. Selected submissions will be given consideration for publishing  in the Finnish Business Review Journal. The journal follows a double-blind reviewing procedure and the process should not take more than four weeks.

The event is part of JAMK's commitment to internationalization and research collaboration.  There is no participation fee and it is compatible with the Erasmus Staff Mobility scheme.

If you are interested, please submit the application, including extended abstract and your CV. We will carefully considerate all the applicants and keep you informed in due course.


Innovation Week

On Wednesday we will introduce our Innovation Week, which is held at the same time as the International Professors Week. Read articles on this method below.

Korkia-Aho Risto

Korkia-Aho Risto

Kansainvälisten asioiden koordinaattori, International Coordinator
LIKE Hallinto, Administration
Liiketoiminta, School of Business

This video shows you the way from Jyväskylä railway station to Dynamo building where the event is held.

You can also watch the video from here »