Knowledge of the global practitioners and competitiveness network will benefit business leaders and policy makers in Finland and enhance economic growth.

JAMK Centre for Competitiveness provides services in the areas of executive training and applied consulting and research areas focusing on strategy, innovations, entrepreneurship and internationalization. Economic prosperity is created by success in co-operation, dialogue and innovations exploiting both the private and public sectors.

JAMK Centre for Competitiveness will provide the platform to stimulate communication, knowledge creation and global competitiveness in Finland. It will contribute to the internationalization of Finnish businesses in co-operation with regional development agencies for the success of Finnish economic welfare.

Microeconomics of Competitiveness

JAMK is a member of the Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC) network developed by Professor Michael Porter at Harvard Business School’s Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness. The network includes 98 universities and 32 centres for competitiveness from around the world.

Publication examples

Akpinar, M. & Mermercioglu, M. (2013) Knowledge potential of clusters: a comparative study from Turkey and Finland. The 6th Knowledge Cities World Summit, Istanbul, September 9-12, 622-631.

Akpinar, M. & Mermercioglu, M. (2013) Knowledge-driven entrepreneurship in clusters: a comparative study of two information technology clusters in Turkey and Finland. The 16th TCI Annual Global Conference, Kolding, September 3-6.

Hossain, S. & Majamaa, R. (2013) Attractiveness in financial service cluster in Finland. JAMK University of Applied Sciences.

Islam, S. & Dam, A.K. (2013) Understanding the competitiveness of the Finnish ICT cluster in the context of Nokia’s decline in recent years. JAMK University of Applied Sciences

Majamäki, L. (2013) Mastering disruptive innovation: Troubleshooting for Finnish high-tech start-ups. JAMK University of Applied Sciences

Further information

Akpinar Murat

Akpinar Murat

Yliopettaja, Principal Lecturer
Global Competence, Global Competence
Liiketoiminta, School of Business
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Kalavainen Jari

Kalavainen Jari

Päällikkö opettajankoulutus, Head of Department Teacher Education
Jatkokoulutukset, Further Education
Ammatillinen opettajakorkeakoulu, Professional Teacher Education