How to Construct a Profitable Stock Portfolio

How to Construct a Profitable Stock Portfolio
by Tony Fitzpatrick

How to Construct a Profitable Stock Portfolio

Course Description 

Presented online over four weeks for the Institute of Investing and Financial Trading (IIFT), this comprehensive investing course offers a complete guide on how to build and manage a basket of profitable stocks and ETFs tailored to your personal finances and lifestyle. You will learn how to benefit from long-term stock market gains through investment in leading global firms using proven professional methods.


Essential topics such as market psychology, scanning for a watchlist using fundamental and technical analysis, portfolio diversification, risk management and online brokers will be covered. Most importantly, practical real-life examples will be used to demonstrate the most cost-effective methods to buy and sell stocks.


Attendance will be limited to allow for meaningful interaction with experienced market professionals through question-and-answer sessions in each module.


Course Modules

Module 1 – 18:30 – 19:30

  • Introduction to equity and ETF investing
  • Portfolio diversification


Module 2 – 18:30 – 19:30

  • Scanning using fundamental analysis
  • Scanning using technical analysis


Module 3 – 18:30 – 19:30

  • How and when to buy
  • Managing open positions


Module 4 – 18:30 – 19:30

  • How and when to sell
  • Risk management tools


Course Details: 4 evening sessions Live Online via Amazon Chime

Course Timetable

January 2023

MODULE 1  18:30 – 19:30 Introduction to Equities & EFTs –   Portfolio Diversification 

MODULE 2 18:30 – 19:30 Fundamental & technical Scanning analysis

MODULE 3 18:30 – 19:30 How & When to Buy & manage your position

 MODULE 4 18:30 – 19:30 How & When to Sell – Risk management

Each class is recorded and emailed to participants the following day. This allows you revisit the content again and again.

All skill level recommended

IIFT Certificate

4 CPD hours awarded upon completion

Terms & Conditions
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This course takes place online via Amazon Chime. Please contact Colin Gregan 01 9011630, 0851 733 729 [email protected].

Do you need more information? If so, we'd be happy to help. Please call Colin on 01 9011630

Meet Your Instructor


Ian Murphy

After college, Ian Murphy trained in electronics and lived in Europe, North Africa and Central America. Before entering the markets, Ian worked in the insurance claims assessment and metal recycling industries, eventually concentrating in precious metals. This brought him into contact with the financial markets and he has been an active trader ever since.

Ian studied various aspects of trading with leading American industry professionals, including psychology with Dr. Alexander Elder and technical analysis with Kerry Lovvorn. Ian is now a financial trading consultant based in Limerick. He specializes in international equities and futures using trend-following, swing-trading and day-trading strategies.

His book, Way of the Trader – A Complete Guide to the Art of Financial Trading has been published in the US, UK, India and China. Ian has presented at trading workshops in the UK, Ireland and The Netherlands. He is also a regular contributor on the MoneyShow® and TradersExpo® in the USA.