Annika Tidström, Professor

Annika Tidström, Professor


  • Professor
  • Doctor of Science in Economics / Hanken School of Economics (Vaasa, Finland)
  • Docent/Associate professor / Åbo Akademi University (Turku, Finland)

Dr. Tidström's career in the academic sector started first as an Assistant Professor at Hanken School of Economics and then as an Associate Professor at University of Vaasa. She is also working with companies and organizations as an educator and consultant.

Teaching Interests

Annika has extensive experience of teaching various subjects, such as business development, project management, coopetition strategy, entrepreneurship and conflict management, in different business schools and universities. The feed-back of her teaching is generally very good and she has also received a national teaching award.

“We put a great effort into providing high-quality courses, where practice and theory is integrated in order to facilitate understanding and skills related to successful strategic business development.”

“Our programme facilitates skills in communication, cooperation and critical thinking. Our aim is to educate students into skilled future employees and managers with an active attitude of doing strategy in practice.”

Research Expertise

  • Coopetition strategy
  • Industrial relationships and business networks
  • Conflict management
  • Strategy-as-practice