Problem Solving and the FAE (4th Edition)

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This guide by Derry Cotter is designed to improve and enhance the educational experience of students preparing for the Final Admitting Examination of Chartered Accountants Ireland.

ISBN:  978-1-912350-33-9
Published:  13/09/2019
Format:  Paperback, 104 pages
Price: -   


Product type:  
Student texts
Who is this for:  Students
Edition:  3rd
Copyright date:  13/09/2019
Weight:   0.189 kg
Dimension:  156 mm X 234 mm

The FAE course programme challenges students to develop professional skills across a broad spectrum of business areas, including financial reporting, strategic management and leadership, data analytics and emerging technologies, and risk management and sustainability.

Problem Solving and the FAE provides a framework to enable students to develop their problem-solving skills across several business areas. It is also intended to provide students with the capacity to integrate that knowledge, thus acquiring the skillset necessary for today’s qualifying Chartered Accountant.


  • Part I: Structure and Assessment of the FAE
  • Part II: Laying the Foundations
  • Part III: Problem Solving: The Planning Stage
  • Part IV: Problem Solving: The Implementation Stage
  • Part V: Business Developments
  • Part VII: Overall Summary
  • Supplements
  • Solutions to Practice Exercises

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The Author

Derry Cotter is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. At University College Cork, where he lectured in accounting for more than 30 years, he was a recipient of the President’s Excellence in Teaching award. He is extensively involved in the Chartered Accountants Ireland Student Education Programme, and has taught on the Final Admitting Examination in Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Galway, Kilkenny and Waterford. Derry, who trained as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young, has published works in the areas of finance and financial reporting.He has written a number of stage plays, with Lees Side Story being performed in the Cork Opera House in 2019. He is also the author of Cases and Solutions in International Financial Reporting Standards.