The Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, which is the the largest management faculty of the Sri Lankan University System, proudly announces its 17th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM). ICBM would be the forum for those who manage different interfaces aiming the growth. It is an annual journey of many academics and industry experts who await the opportunity of knowledge discovery. It has become a leading Business Management Conference in South Asia, serving the intellectuals of a broad spectrum of disciplines, locally and internationally. There will be three activities namely, PhD colloquium planning to be held at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura on 10 December 2020. Research Conference will be held on 11 December 2020 at Galadari Hotel– Colombo.

17th ICBM Conference at the Galadari Hotel - Colombo (11th December 2020)

The conference aims to showcase the current research in management by bringing together academics, practitioners, policy-makers and interest groups from diverse regions and perspectives. In particular, the conference addresses some of the more pressing themes in both in developed and developing countries, with special focus on rebuilding an integrated green economy enriched with corporate and business ethics. The theme of the conference is;

“The Moral Limits of Markets: Rebuilding an Integrated Green Economy”

Papers are welcome under the following tracks:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Customer Relations and Marketing
  • Economics, Public Policies and Globalization
  • Education and Knowledge Management 
  • Governance, Ethics, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Law and Society
  • Leadership and General Management
  • Money, Banking and Financial Markets
  • Operations and Service Management
  • Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources Management
  • Property Management
  • SMEs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Important Dates

Submission of Abstract 31 August 2020 (Extended)

(Notification of acceptance / rejection of abstracts within 2 weeks of submission)

Full Paper Submission 30 September

Notification of Acceptance 31 October

Camera Ready Paper 31 October 

Early Bird Registration 30 November

Conference Date 11 December

Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Please follow the abstract submission guidelines to prepare and submit your abstract. If your abstract is accepted, you will be notified via email along with the guidelines for submitting the full paper.

Publication Opportunities

Journal for Global Business Advancement

Please note that every scholar has the opportunity to publish her or his research papers in a Scopus index Journal maintained by Academy of Global Business Advancement in UK.


Selected papers will be published in a special issue of Vidyodaya Journal of Management (VJM), December 2020 Volume 6, Issue 2. VJM is a biannual scholarly journal published by FMSC, USJ

PhD Colloquium at University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka 10 December 2020

PhD students registered at any university in the fields related to conference tracks are eligible to present their doctoral work-in-progress to a scholarly audience. It is expected that both PhD students and the audience will be benefited with new knowledge.

Please submit your extended abstracts (Click here for the extended abstract guidelines) to icbm@sjp.ac.lk  on or before 31 August 2020. More…

University of Sri Jayewardenepura, FMSC, Sri Lanka

Contact Us

Dr. Anil Jayantha

ICBM 2020 – Co-Chair

+94 (0) 714 463 944

Dr. Kingsley Karunaratne

ICBM 2020 – Co-Chair

+94 (0) 773 682 314