Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce (FMSC) of University of Sri Jayewardenepura has conducted its 19th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM) on the theme of “Equitable Recovery Amidst Economic Crisis: Post-Pandemic Challenges and the Way Forward” on December 8, 2022
Opening ceremony of the conference inaugurated with Senior Professor Sampath Amaratunge, Chairman of the University Grant Commission, Senior Professor Sudantha Liyanage, Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, and ProfessorP. D. Nimal, Dean of the aculty of Management Studies and Commerce and with other Deans of Faculties of USJ at the Senate Boardroom.
This conference intended to create an avenue where scholars and practitioners could share their research findings and experience on the proposed theme, uncovering potential future research projects on a wider scope regarding managing crises, and strengthening collaboration among scholars, practitioners, and other stakeholders for feasible joint-projects, funding, and for identifying publication avenues.
Conference focused on 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, and Sustainability, Governance, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility.
Conferenced chaired by Dr. Prathap Kaluthanthri and Dr. Janaka Fernando. Prof. Brett Inder, Professor, Econometrics and Business Statistics of Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia and Prof. Pi-Shen Seet, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation of School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University, Australia addressed the conference as keynote speakers.
Along with the conference there were PhD Colloquium held in the symposium. The PhD Colloquium was one of the main events organized in conjunction with 19th International Conference on Business Management of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, for PhD students from all over the world who are in the early phases of their dissertation work. The event conducted in a hybrid mode on 09th December 2022 at the university premises.