We kindly encourage prospective authors to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of full research papers. We invite high quality research papers describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Business Management addressing the theme and the tracks of the conference.

The 18th ICBM will be held on 9th and 10th of December, 2021 under the theme of “Managing in Crisis: Brace for Challenges Ahead to Ensure Sustainable Growth”, in Colombo Sri Lanka. The ICBM is a prestigious event annually organized by the FMSC to provide an international platform for academics, researchers, practitioners and PhD students to share their research findings.

The ICBM 2021 solicits contributions of papers that address the theme and the tracks of the conference. All full paper submissions will be reviewed and evaluated based on originality, research depth, and relevance to the Conference themes and topics.


Conference Tracks

  • Accounting for Sustainability in Disruption
  • Business Law and Regulatory System
  • Business Strategies in Crises
  • Disaster and Crisis Management
  • Economics, Public Policy and Development
  • Education Management, Hybrid Learning and E- Learning
  • Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management and Innovation
  • Finance Innovation and Sustainable Strategies
  • Global Business Management
  • Human Resources Management and Labour Relations
  • Information Systems and Digital Transformation
  • Knowledge Management and Learning Organizations
  • Leading and Managing People in Organizations  
  • Marketing, Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Operations and Technology Management
  • Real Estate Management and Valuation
  • Sustainability, Governance, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

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ICBM 2021 Best Paper Award

This will be awarded to the author or authors judged to have prepared and presented the best paper for each track of ICBM2021. Selection will be made by panel of experts based upon a review of the written paper and a critique of the paper presentation.

Full Paper – Author Guideline

The authors should adhere to the given guidelines when preparing a full paper to be submitted to the ICBM 2021. Early submission is encouraged as it helps us to manage the review process in a timely manner.

Please note that paper submission guidelines should strictly be followed by authors. Author (s) should affirm that the material has not published previously.

Important Dates

31 Aug 2021
Last date for submission of Full Papers
10 Oct 2021
Confirmation regarding acceptance of Full Paper
31 Oct 2021
Camera ready copy of Full papers
15 Oct 2021
Early Bird Registration
15 Nov 2021
Final Registration