The key reason for which I wanted to pursue a PhD programme was so that I would be able to produce a body of work in the field of coaching that would be validated by academic minds. I knew from the beginning that I would be developing my own unique coaching methodology through synthesising more than 10 years of my working/learning experiences. I knew that if I submitted my body of work to a group of professors, I would withstand the test of intellectual scrutiny and give my work validity and integrity.
Another important reason for which I felt encouraged to join the IUPS was the faculty – they are legitimate and credible. Here are some of the professors and their backgrounds: