To create an avenue for young researchers to present their research findings to a wider audience.
To strengthen the research culture of the Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
To motivate the young researchers to publish their research findings and reward the outstanding papers by publishing in a special issue of the Asian Journal of Management Studies.
To encourage research on the key global issues, especially, the risks and uncertainties, their drivers, and the extent to which policymakers can respond to these challenges.
To initiate intellectual dialogues with academic and industry experts.
To develop academics who could provide high-quality academic supervision for young researchers to have successful research experiences.