FAB Accountant in Business

The syllabus introduces students who may not have a business background, to the business, which as an entity is made of people and systems which interact with the environment and with each other.

Main topic areas

  • Purpose and types of business which exist
  • The key stakeholders
  • Exploring the external influences that affect the business in its environment
  • The structure and functions of business
  • Key leadership, management and people issues
  • How behaviour at all levels within business should be underpinned by accepted professional ethics and professional values.


Examination structure

  • The examination comprises of 50 two mark compulsory multi-task questions (MTQs). MTQs contain a series of tasks which relate to one or more scenarios
  • It is assessed by 2 hour paper based or computer based examination.
  • The pass mark is 50%