About the ARSFCM – 2019

Annual Research Session, Faculty of Commerce and Management – 2019 (ARSFCM – 2019) is organized by Faculty of commerce and management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka under the theme of “Synthesizing Diverse Business Ideology for Community Well-being” which is scheduled to be held on 29th November 2019 at FCM Auditorium. This scholarly forum provides the platform for research students, knowledge seekers and industrialists to share and disseminate knowledge on invaluable findings of the current research while initiating the opportunities towards business transformation and community wellbeing.

ARSFCM 2019 Theme

“Synthesizing Diverse Business Ideology for Community Well-being”

Goal of the ARSFCM 2019

The ARSFCM – 2019, especially focuses on undergraduate students from EUSL to submit their research papers on the topics in the field of management, commerce, and economics with the aim to give a chance to undergraduates to share their interest with faculty, students and other stakeholders, to gain experience presenting their work in a professional conference environment, to receive useful and constructive feedback on their research from eminent scholars and industrial experts and to open an avenue for students, academics, industry and community linkage through valuable research findings.

Industrial Dialogue

The Industrial Dialogue will be one of the critical components in ARSFCM – 2019 where actors from industry, civil society, and the public sector share and discuss their views and practices in business as well as community development. (Jointly organized by Faculty of Commerce and Management and University Business Linkage cell)


Theme & Tracks

Theme of the Symposium

“Synthesizing Diverse Business Ideology for Community Well-being”


  • Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Commerce
  • Economics

Important Dates

Calling of paper : 30th September 2019

Submission of Full Paper (Date Extended) : 11th October 2019

Notification of Acceptance to Authors : 30th October 2019

Camera Ready Copy Submission : 08th November 2019

Last Date of Registration : 15th November 2019

ARS Date : 29th November, 2019

Paper Submission

Prospective authors are invited to submit full papers of original research findings under the suitable track listed above for the consideration of oral presentation at the ARSFCM - 2019. The ARS language would be English. To be presented at the ARS, all full papers will be peer-reviewed for acceptance. The full papers will be finalized by November 20, 2019 and will appear in the proceedings.

Authors are kindly advised to follow author guidelines for preparation and submission of full paper. Full paper could be submitted via e-mail ( with author declaration form.

Download the Guidelines and Declaration form for Authors.

• Author guidelines for preparation and submission of full paper – ARSFCM 2019

• Authors’ declaration form – ARSFCM 2019

The deadline for submission of full paper is extended to 11th October 2019.

Submit your abstract and full paper to on or before 7th October 2019. Your abstract and full paper will undergo a double-blind peer review within two to three weeks after receipt. If your abstract and full paper is accepted, you will be invited to register for the ARSFCM 2019.


Date & Registration Fee


Last date of Registration: 15th November 2019.

Registration fee:

For presentersRs. 500
For EUSL staff Rs. 1, 000

Registration fee includes the following for the registered authors/participants.

  • ARS Docket with stationaries
  • Proceedings
  • Printed name card
  • Participation in all Technical Sessions
  • Participation in Industrial Dialogue
  • Refreshments & Lunch

Registration Process:

All participants should register for ARSFCM 2019. Download registration form

Duly completed registration form along with scanned copy of Bank Deposit Slip should be sent to

Payment Details

Bursar, Eastern University, Sri Lanka.
Account No: 227100140000024
Bank: People Bank, Chenkalady, Sri Lanka.


The ARSFCM-2019 will be held at the Auditorium of Faculty of Commerce and Management, Eastern University, Sri Lanka. The following map indicates the venue of the Annual Research Session


Advisory Committee :

Mrs. V. R. Ragel
Dr. K. Rajendram
Dr. M. Koneswaran
Dr. S. Sujendran
Prof. Thayamini. H. Seran
Dr. T.Bhavan
Dr. Rohan Savarimuttu
Mr. S. Logeeswarn
Dr. S. Jayarajah
Dr. Anton Arulrajah
Mr. T. Paranthaman

Steering Committee :

Dr. J. Sutha (ARSFCM Chair)
Mrs. J. Suresh
Mr. R. Kishokumar
Mr. T. Dinesh

Track Coordinators:

ManagementDr. A. Andrew
MarketingDr. F. B. Kennedy
Human Resource ManagementMrs. D. Thavakumar
Accounting and FinanceDr. N. Rajeshwaran
EntrepreneurshipDr. S. Balendran
EconomicsMrs. J. Suresh & Ms. G. Kajenthini

Coordinators of Sub Committees:

Fund risingDr. F. B. Kennedy and Mr. R. Kishokumar
Hall ArrangementsMrs. S.Maheswaranathan & Mrs.Kajenthini
Lunch, Refreshment and LogisticsDr. S. Balendran
Budget and Proceeding printingDr. T. Bhavan and Mrs. J. Suresh
Medals, Certificates and SouvenirsDr. P. Pratheesh
DocketsMr. T. Dinesh
Web Management, Poster and Banners printingMr. R. Kishokumar and Mr. T. Dinesh
Invitation and RegistrationMrs. S. Sritharan & Mr.T.Dinesh
Monitoring the review processDr. T. Prabaharan, Mrs.S.Sritharan & Mrs. J.Suresh

Contact Us

Dr. J. Sutha
Faculty of Commerce and Management
Eastern University
Chenkalady- 30350
Sri Lanka

Telephone: : +94(0) 65 2240737 , +94(0) 77 348 8993

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