Noble-Manhattan-logoThe Doctor of Professional Coaching (DPC) is specifically formulated as an applied and practical study for the working coaching professional. The DPC program is designed to address the critical dimensions of effective leadership and coaching at an advanced level. The unique program combines a pragmatic management and coaching approach with the academic rigour of a doctoral degree. The program provides a platform that enables the participant to develop as effective leaders and coaches by examining their personal skills, beliefs and value-sets as they relate to those with whom they interact. Participants will develop insight and skills to mature into more effective coaches, leaders and managers through rigorous doctoral level research and application.

Applied & Practical

The program employs a blended learning methodology that includes one-to-one coaching, practical workplace application, applied leadership scholarship and individual reflection. Success in the program is defined as higher performance as a leader and coach in the real world of the participant’s existing workplace. The program covers material considered to be essential to applied leadership. Contemporary themes covered include: Ethics and Social Responsibility, Leadership, Change, Sustainability, Congruency, Personal Psychology, Group Dynamics and Spirituality. The program is uniquely designed for the working professional who wishes to immediately apply the knowledge of the program back to their working environment. The program includes the following courses:


The art of coaching is a profound exploration and a skill to develop. Facilitating the success of others promotes significant personal growth. The effects are tangible and fulfilling as they ripple out into endeavours of the workplace, the home and various activities. Monarch Business School proudly encourages individuals to evolve and bring their best to business and to their life. The benefits enjoyed are both shared by  the individual and by the community, and that is very satisfying.
Professor Paul Stewart – Academic Coach


Monarch Business School is the first distance-learning business school in the world to achieve triple accreditation by the International Standards Association (9001, 14001, 18001). Monarch Business School is a member of ACBSP-the Association For Collegiate Business Schools & Programs, CEEMAN-The Central and Eastern European Management Association and ACUNS-The Academic Council of the United Nations System. See our accreditation page.


Evaluation is concluded through the submission of papers and case studies. There are no examinations within the program. Candidates will complete a thesis of approximately 125 to 150 pages or 50,000 to 60,000 words.

Dual Degree (MPC / DPC)

Participants completing the course work portion of the program along with 50% of the Doctoral manuscript to the equivalency level of a Master degree will receive the Master of Professional Coaching degree.

Program Start Date

The program has three intakes each year:

  • 01-January-2018 (Winter)
  • 01-May-2018 (Summer)
  • 01-September-2018  (Autumn/Fall)


Minimum of 36 months.

Study Modes

The program is completed online using the Monarch Learning Management System.

Program Open To

  • Network participants of Noble Manhattan. Limited availability per cohort.

Tuition Fees

Candidates register in the program on a yearly basis and are responsible to pay that year’s tuition fee in advance. All candidates may terminate a program upon 3 months written notice to the administration. There is an administrative transaction fee applied to all received wire transfers of 100 Euros.

  • Tuition In Advance = 22,000 Euros
  • Payment Plan Available (payment plan includes administrative and financing fee).

Presented In Collaboration With Noble Manhattan