The Annual Academic Workshop for the Academic members of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, organized by the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on 25th August 2018 at the Hotel Citrus -Waskaduwa. This is an annually organized event of the faculty which gives an opportunity to the academic members to share their ideas on our future endeavors in maintaining standards and quality of our degree programmes. The event was graced by Dr. U Anura Kumara, Dean of the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, heads of departments and by a large number of academic members. The event was enlightened with a thought- provoking presentation conducted by Sen. Professor Rohana Ulluwishewa on Spirituality and sustainable development for academia. Moreover, the workshop was awakened by the fun filled activities of an out-bound training session and the singing competition, happened during the late evening, which showcased the talents of academic members of the faculty. On the second day of the residential workshop a breathing and meditation session was conducted to cultivate mindfulness, which was commended by many staff members.