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e-Learning - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: March 2014
  • Region: Global
  • 738 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for e-Learning in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Academic eLearning, and Corporate eLearning. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

The report profiles 384 companies including many key and niche players such as:

- Adobe Systems Inc.
- Apollo Education Group, Inc.
- Articulate Global, Inc.
- Assima PLC
- Blackboard, Inc.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
eLearning
Corporate eLearning

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. OUTLOOK

World Rapidly Becoming "e-Learning" Savvy
Current and Future Analysis
Academic Sector Fueling Growth in eLearning Market
Corporate Sector: Transforming Learning Landscape
Technology Advancements
The Hallmark of e-Learning
Recession: A Blessing in Disguise for eLearning Market
Key Market Drivers
Artificial Intelligence Powers eLearning
eLearning Bails Out Firms from Regulatory Training Hassles
Globalization Fuels eLearning
Factors Restraining Growth of eLearning Programs
Development of Effective Content Material
Availability of Hardware & Networking Infrastructure
Rapidly Changing Technological Environment
Absence of Skilled Trainers

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

Technology Factor
A Crucial Input
Technology May be the Latest Fad but Content is King
Edutainment Blends Learning with Entertainment
Open Standards-based Programs
End-user's Preferred Choice
Commoditization
Vendor's Worst Nightmares
eLearning 2.0: Potential for Growth
Development of New Instructional Design Models
Government Policies
Critical Determinants of eLearning Adoption Levels
Growing Demand for Open Source Learning Platforms
Substitutes Threaten Self-Paced eLearning Products
Other eLearning Trends
LMS: A Mature Market
Personal Learning Environments (PLE): The "Next Big Thing" in e-Learning Market
Internet Penetration: A Key Determinant of eLearning Adoption
Table 1: Worldwide Internet Users by Geographic Region: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: Worldwide Internet Penetration Rates by Geographic Region: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Online Education Gaining Ground
US: Market Leader in Online Education
MOOCs Presents Sanguine Opportunities
Why MOOC?
Leading MOOCs Providers
Table 3: Worldwide Student Enrollments for Coursera by Country: 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
A List of Select MOOCs Providers and their Institutional Participants
List of Select MOOCs by Region, Institution and Course Title
Increasing Use of Multimedia Content
M-Learning: eLearning on the Move
Expanding Buyer Base
Table 4: Global Paid Mobile Content Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Paid Mobile Learning Applications by Target Demographic (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
M-Learning VAS
A Lucrative Market
Smarter Devices, Faster Networks Favor Market Growth
Development of New Mobile Learning Tools and Platforms
Rising Number of Mobile Learning Content Applications
Major Hurdles Facing Adoption of mLearning
Scenario-based eLearning
A Preferred Tool for Real-Life Situation Training
Impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Learning
Virtual Classrooms Gain Popularity
English Drives Language Learning Market
Blended Learning
Ideal Combination of Conventional & Modern Techniques
Simulations Provide Practical Learning Experience
Improvement in Content to Boost Market
Growing Demand for Videoconferencing, Streaming, and Lecture Capture Solutions
An Overview of Select Lecture Capture Solutions
Self-Paced eLearning Market: A Glance at Major Developments
eLearning in Academic Sector: Taking Share from Corporate Sector
Buying Behavior Varies Across Countries
Countries Averse to Purchasing Translated Non-Localized Content
Localized Needs Drive Development of Indigenous Products

3. WHAT AILS ELEARNING MARKET?

Poor Focus on Strategy
Vendor-Developer Partnerships Continue to be a Major Challenge
Integrating Diverse Standards
A Herculean Task for the Industry
Redundancy and Obsolescence
Eating into Cost Savings
Lack of Acceptable Management Techniques to Measure Effectiveness
Change Management
Critical for Success of any eLearning Initiative
Need to Realign Pedagogy Models
Interactive and Compelling Content
Need of the Day
Infrastructure Woes Hamper Rapid Proliferation

4. COMPETITIVE OVERVIEW

eLearning Vendors
An Overview
Content Providers
Service Providers
Technology Providers
Partnerships Across Segments on the Rise
Consolidation in eLearning Market
Major M&A Activity in the eLearning Market (2011-2013)
Overseas Acquisitions and Alliances
Playing the Local Card Globally
Outsourcing
A Relatively New Phenomenon
Why Does it Pay to Outsource?
Cost Savings
Primary Driving Factor
Enhanced & Consistent Instructional Design
A Need to Work with Specialist Vendors
Is Outsourcing an All-Pervading Panacea?
Reorientation Goes a Long Way in Success of Outsourcing Model
Outsourcing Models
An Overview
Single-Step Outsource Model
Dual-Shore Development Model
Totally Outsourced Model
Benefits of Hosted or Outsourced eLearning Services

5. CORPORATE ELEARNING

Prelude
Shift Towards eLearning
Table 5: Global Corporate eLearning Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Content and Software & Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6: Online Training as % of Total Training by Modality: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: Training Content Type with Highest Number of Corporate Training Hours: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Technology-based Learning: A Tool for Dealing with Attrition and Talent Shortage
Major Factors Driving Shift towards Technology- Based Learning Ranked by Importance
Table 8: Time Spent on Learning by Delivery Mode (2002 & 2012): Percentage Breakdown of Learning Hours for Instructor-Led Classroom, Technology-based Learning and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: Major Learning Technologies Deployed for Corporate Training in the US (2012): Analyzed by Percentage of Companies Using a Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Responsive/Multi-Device Learning Revolutionizes Corporate e- Learning Market
Leading Providers: A Quick Review
Noteworthy Trends and Issues
Training Budget Constraints Drive eLearning Market
Focus on Bite-Sized eLearning Programs
mLearning in Corporate Sector
Bring Your Own Device (BOYD) Concept in Enterprises Boosts Adoption
Social Collaboration: The Latest Trend among Companies
Wearable Computing Technology Come in Focus
eLearning Games: Stimulating Learning Process
Changing Demographic Profile Ups Demand for Training
Increased Mobility of Workforce Drives Adoption of eLearning Programs
Technology
No Longer the Prime Focus of eLearning Market
Knowledge Management
Key to Efficient Organizational Functioning
eLearning in Small Organizations
It Pays to be in the Rapid eLearning Market
Conventional Vs Rapid eLearning Techniques
A Quick Review
An Overview of Select Rapid Learning Management Systems for Corporate Training
An Overview of Select Rapid Learning Management Systems for Education Sector
Rapid eLearning Minimizes Development Time & Cost
Rapid eLearning Aids Faster Content Development
eLearning for Older Employees & Lifelong Learning
Economic Value of Corporate eLearning
European SMEs Lag in eLearning Adoption
Other Trends in Corporate eLearning
Competitive Landscape

6. K-12 & UNIVERSITIES/HIGHER EDUCATION

eLearning in Colleges
Universities
Active Adopters of eLearning Courses
eLearning in Higher Education: Impact on Economy
eLearning Vs Distance Education
Role of Regulations in eLearning
Impact of eLearning in Higher Education
Select Trends & Issues
Governments Foster eLearning Adoption across Schools viaTablet Devices
Increasing Role of Learner-Generated Content in eLearning Designs
Small Institutions Look to Cut Costs through Shared Service Agreements
Focus on Developing Open Resource for Education Sector
Learning Analytics: The Next Big Thing in Online Learning
Growing Significance of Mobile Devices for Learning
Tablet PCs: Giving an Edge to mLearning
HTML5: Aiming to Standardize Mobile Learning Applications
eLearning Trends in K-12 Sector
Using Technology to Monitor Students' Progress
Mobile Learning Gains Acceptance in K-12 Sector
Cloud Computing: Enabling Collaboration between Teachers and Students
Social Networking: The Latest eLearning Platform
Educational Gaming
Enticing Students to Learn
eLearning Ensures Adaptive Learning Environments
e-Textbooks
An Ideal Alternative to Conventional Textbooks
Comparison of Different Parameters for Select e-Reader Devices
Online Summer School: Addressing Supplemental Education Needs
Better Understanding of Concepts through Simulation Learning
e-portfolios: The Latest Trend

7. LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (LMS)

Introduction to Learning Management System (LMS)
LMS Perception in Education and Corporate Sphere
LCMS (Learning Content Management Systems): An Extension of LMS
Factors Driving Growth in the LMS Market
Strategy-Based Drivers
An Overview
Development and Implementation of Enterprise eLearning Initiatives
Integration of Training Information
Alignment of Training Schedules/Processes
Management of Talent and Aptitude
Regulatory Compliance
Efficiency-Based Drivers
Minimizing Cost of Training
eLearning Implementation
Major Issues & Trends
Expanding the Functionality of LMS
Integrating LMS with Web 2.0 Tools
Open Source LMS
An Alternative to Commercial LMS
Snapshot of Select Commercial Education LMSs
Snapshot of Select Free Open Source LMSs
Talent Management: Convergence of Learning and Performance Management Systems
Benefits of Talent Management
Outsourced LMS Systems
Benefits Galore
Online Education
A New Wave for LMS Growth
Systems Integration
A Major Challenge
Enhanced Analytical Capabilities
A Debatable Issue
Enhanced LCMS Drives Organizations to Internally Develop eLearning Programs
Competitive Landscape
Table 10: Leading LMS Vendors Worldwide (2013 (E)): Percentage Market Share Breakdown for SumTotal, SAP, Oracle, Cornerstone OnDemand, Saba, Blackboard, ACS (Xerox), Skillsoft, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Consolidation in the LMS Market: Leaders Embrace Open Source Solutions
Table 11: Major M&A Activity in Learning Management Systems Market: 2011-2012

8. ELEARNING A CONCEPTUAL OVERVIEW

Definition
Why eLearning?
Various Levels of eLearning
Market Classification
Components of eLearning Solution
Variants of eLearning Programs
Online Learning
Virtual Classroom
Performance Support System
Rapid eLearning
Mobile Learning
Forms of eLearning

9. STANDARDS

Need for Standards
Standards in eLearning
A Categorization
Metadata
Content Packaging
Learner Profiles
Accrediting Organizations & Standards
Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative
Instructional Management System Global Learning Consortium (IMS)
Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM)
Tin Can API: The Next-Generation SCORM
Advantages of Tin Can API
Learning Record Store (LRS): Repository of Learning Statements
Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC)
Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineering's Learning Technology Standards Committee (IEEE LTSC)
World Wide Web Consortium

10. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

Smith & Nephew Introduces Education and Evidence E-Learning Platform
Pharmspective Introduces E-Learning Platform for Healthcare Decision-Makers
ITpreneurs Unveils eLearning Course for COBIT 5 Foundation
Star Refrigeration Group Unveils Re-branded Version of eLearning Platform
Connect-i Unveils Opigno LMS
Callidus Software Introduces Litmos Crowd
iSpring Introduces iSpringPresenter 7
Jenzabar Unveils Jenzabar eLearning
OSS Academy Unveils New LMS
Hexagon Launches HexagonMetrologyU
Elearnity Releases New 9-Grid™ Bespoke E-Learning Development and LMS Models
McMander Rolls Out E-learning Modules
Sage VIP Unveils E-learning Training Solution
Berlitz Launches CyberTeachers
Lumesse Unveils CourseBuilder 6M
EGS Releases e-Learning Management System
Xtractor Introduces Next Generation Totara LMS Platform
AAT Adds e-Learning Product to AAT Access
CUNA Expands Trainer's Portal with 46 New E-Learning Elements
Chandaria Business innovation and Incubation Centre Unveils Mwaxx Academic Solutions
Namibian College of Open Learning Introduces Notesmaster Namibia E-Learning Platform
International Customer Management Institute Unveils Certification Central E-Learning Solution
Georgia Public Library Service to Launch Skillport Learning Management System
International Powered Access Federation Completes Testing of a Novel eLearning Module
NLC Introduces LMS Portal Netlearn
Skillsoft Launches Global Code of Conduct e-learning Solution
WBT Launches TopClass Now!
Global Risk Consultants Introduces eLearning
RTI Launches the First Self-Paced Learning Program
Wise Global Training Launches Occupational Safety and Health eLearning Course
Assima Introduces Vimago Cloud-based Platform
Articulate Introduces Articulate Studio '13
Blackboard Unveils Integrated Virtual Classroom
Corpedia and Second City Communications Introduce RealBiz Shorts Ethics and Compliance Video Library Volume 4
Desire2Learn Introduces New Version of Desire2Learn Learning Suite
Mzinga Unveils Mzinga Publisher 6.0 E-Learning Content Authoring Tool
Skillsoft Launches Customizable Courseware Collection for Risk Mitigation and Compliance Training
Skillsoft Rolls Out Virtual Practice-Labs for Secure, Hands-On IT Training
McGraw-Hill Education Unveils Upgraded Version of Connect® Digital Learning Platform
McGraw-Hill Education Launches Range of Digital Products and Applications
McGraw-Hill Education Introduces SCOREboard™ Adaptive Learning Program for US High School Students
McGraw-Hill Education Rolls Out McGraw-Hill Practice Experiential Learning Game Range
McGraw-Hill Education Introduces LearnSmart Advantage Adaptive Learning Suite
USG Joins Hands with Desire2Learn to Discover Next-Generation MOOC
Garmin Unveils G5000 ELearning Pilot Training Program
Sales Performance International Launches IPad-based ELearning Program
ConnectSolutions Integrates Adobe Connect UCC System with SuccessFactors LMS
Desire2learn Acquires Knowillage and Releases New Software
Samsung Unveils e-learning Solutions
HCL Learning Introduces Interactive e-Learning Solution
Palantir Solutions Introduces Palantir E-LEARNING Training Platform
iSpring Solutions Introduces eLearning Course Creating Platform
CAST Unveils e-Learning Training Solution
Social27 Introduces Learn27 with Social Features
Adobe Unveils eLearning Suite 6
Adobe Presenter 8
Adobe Captivate 6
Celcom Axiata Introduces Educube
Lectora Launches Lectora Version 11
Thomson Reuters Adds FINRA's Firm Element e-Learning Courses
Intralearn Software and MazikGlobal Technologies Unveil LMS on Demand
Assima Launches STT Trainer 6.1
Articulate® Introduces Articulate® Storyline® E-Learning Authoring Tool
Lumesse Unveils New Version of Lumesse Learning Gateway System
Lumesse Introduces Lumesse On-Demand Learning Content
Cengage Learning and Desire2Learn Collaborate for Interoperability of Solutions
Desire2Learn and Turnitin Jointly Unveil Desire2Learn® Learning Suite 10
Blackboard Bags a Contract from SeU
GPO Launches Novel E-Learning Tool to Host Virtual Meetings with FDLP
Delhi University to Unveil E-Learning Portal
BlackBag Technologies Unveils iOS and Mac Forensics e-Learning Program
SkillSoft Launches SkillPort 8®
The Centre for Emergency Response & Public Safety Unveils Online Training Course for Ontario Firefighters
Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University Roll Out edX
MKC Training Services Unveils Cirrus e-learning
Desire2Learn Unveils Learning Suite v10.1
Articulate® Introduces Articulate Mobile Player App for iPad
IBM Unveils Smarter Education Solution for Educational Applications
HealthStream Introduces HealthStream Performance Center™ for Hospitals
HealthStream, Laerdal Medical and SimVentures Introduce SimManager™ for Simulation- Powered Training
The Network Launches ReadyTraining™ eLearning Curriculum
Videotel Marine International and BIMCO Extend BeDP Service Using VOD Fleet
MobileComm Professionals Releases Self-Paced ELearning Solutions
CTB Launches Acuity® Performance Task System
Kenexa Releases Social Learning Management System
Pharmaceutical Institute Releases REMS e-Course
Pharmaceutical Institute Launches Interactive e-Courses
QuickStart Intelligence Launches Online Remote Learning Software QSLive
QuickStart Intelligence Releases Online Knowledge Center
Amrita University Launches A-VIEW 3.0
Ahli Bank Unveils New E-Learning Portal
Drexel University Releases Drexel Learn
Lumesse Introduces Lumesse ETWeb 11.1
snom technology Unveils snom ONE Certification Course for VARs
Axonify Introduces Advanced e-Learning Solution
Comarch Launches E-Learning Solution for ERP
RCGP Unveils E-Learning Module on Cancer Diagnosis
SkillSoft Rolls Out Blended Learning Resources for Business eLearning Programs
Blackboard Unveils Blackboard Analytics for Learn™
CrossKnowledge Group Introduces CrossKnowledge Learning Suite Version 11.3
EOS Solutions Unveils EOS eLearning Modules
For Dummies Launches eLearning Kits and eLearning Center
Visual 2000 International Introduces Visual 2000 eLearning Program
Sologic™ Launches eRCA Fundamentals eLearning Curriculum
Nibras.com Unveils Beta Version of eLearning Portal
Rapid Learning Center Launches Rapid Learning AP Psychology Series eLearning Course
Blackboard Unveils Service Pack 8 Blackboard Learn™ 9.1 Update
NetDimensions to Unveil NetDimensions Talent Suite
Trivantis Launches Lectora X.5 Version
OutStart Introduces OutStart LCMS
Evolution 2012 Module
Easygenerator Unveils New Version in US
ELearn Introduces Intelliclass eLearning Suite
OutStart Launches OutStart Hot Lava Mobile 2011 Fall Edition
Oilennium Introduces New eLearning Curricula
Edutor Technologies Rolls Out Edutor Advantage e40
SkillSoft Unveils eLearning Course for AODA
University of Phoenix Introduces PhoenixMobile App for iPod Touch and iPhone
Blackboard Introduces Blackboard Learn™ ANGEL Edition 8.0
Articulate Rolls Out eLearning Heroes Community Website
Pharmaceutical Institute Launches Cornerstone Series™ E-Courses
Knoodle Releases Third Edition of Social Learning Platform

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Skillsoft Acquires MindLeaders
Capas Takes Over E-Learning Mind
Discovery Communications Takes Over Espresso Education
City & Guilds Takes Over Kineo Pacific
In-Deed to Acquire Epic Group
Gilfus Ventures Takes Over Adrenna
Volume Acquires Inovare
Career Education Inks Definitive Agreement with Apax Partners
Desire2Learn Integrates Wiggio into Desire2Learn Learning Range
Capita Takes Over KnowledgePool
WVU Parkersburg Enters into Partnership with Pearson
Skillsoft Enters into Partnership with CrossKnowledge
McGraw-Hill Education to Take Over ALEKS
McGraw-Hill Education to Establish R&D Center in Boston
McGraw-Hill Education Enters into Collaboration with ePals
McGraw-Hill Education Establishes McGraw-Hill Learning Institute
McGraw-Hill Education Takes Over Minority Interest in Area9 Aps
CES Merges with VSCHOOLZ for K-12 Education
Learning Nexus Takes Over Safety4Business
CrossKnowledge Acquires Digital SK
TP3 Merges with Purple Learning
Xerox Acquires LearnSomething
Relias Learning Acquires Care2Learn
ClevrU Takes Over NewMindsets
Infor Acquires CERTPOINT Systems
Demand Media® Acquires Creativebug
NetDimensions Takes Over eHealthcareIT
Deloitte Takes Over Bersin & Associates
ABR Partners with MYCA
Vado and eLogic Learning Collaborate to Offer Targeted Content
Kalimat Publishing Signs e-Learning MoU with Samsung
SBA and Microsoft Partner to Offer Online Courses
XRS and Capella Partner to Develop XRS Learning Lab
HP Signs MoU with Liqvid for Offering e-Learning Solutions
Cirrus e-Learning Collaborates with Totara Solution Partner Network
Cegos Collaborates with New Horizons to Offer e-Learning Solutions
Attorney Resource and TutorPro Enter into Partnership
Onwards Learning Enters into Agreement with CIVTE
Kallidus and Inmarkets Enter into Partnership
Docebo Signs Distribution Agreement with Cegos
Korea Telecom Inks a Partnership Agreement with Rwandan Government
World Bank Institute and PRIA to Enter into an Activity Agreement
AeSys and 24x7 Learning Sign a Strategic Partnership Agreement
Bluedrop's Defence and Aerospace Group and Boeing Enter into Contract
AMVONET and eClass4Learning Announce Strategic Partnership
DNA Signs a Cooperation Agreement withTabletkoulu
SilkRoad and OpenSesame Partner to Offer Personalized eLearning Services
Capita Takes Over Creating Careers
Ma Foi Strategic Consultants Acquires Axis-V
HealthcareSource Takes Over NetLearning
IBM Acquires Kenexa
Safika to Take Over Learning Seat
Petrofac Takes Over Blended Learning Business of Oilennium
DBS and IBC Merge to Expand Customer Base and Services
Desire2Learn Receives Investment from Provincial Government to Broaden Operations in Newfoundland and Labrador
McGraw-Hill Higher Education Strengthens Relationship with Desire2Learn
Wolters Kluwer Health Enters into Partnership with HealthStream
IBM Acquires Varicent Software
IntraLearn Software Partners with Architecting Innovation
NIIT Enters into Strategic Alliance with Digital Marketing Institute
McGraw-Hill Education Inks Agreement with Dragonfly for Development of Interactive e-Books
Edivista Acquires Synakene
Peoplefluent Acquires Strategia
AIC and Institute for Information Enter into Agreement
Upside Learning Inks a Channel Partnership Deal with TRACK LS
Kentico Software Inks Partnership Agreement with Learning Academy Systems
Eukleia Training Inks Joint Venture Agreement with IMS Group
VIVA Inks Agreement with iMachines and The British School
Blackboard Bags a Contact from CUNY
Kenexa Takes Over OutStart
Oracle Acquires Taleo
SAP Takes Over SuccessFactors
Vista Equity Partners Takes Over Essential Learning
Assima Acquires Assets of Kaplan Learning Technologies
Blackboard Takes Over NetSpot and Moodlerooms
Predix, LearnKey and LearnCast Merge to Form Better Learning Systems
Brain Tree International and Trunity Complete Reverse Merger
Arinet Technologies Enters into Partnership with Gatlin International
IServices Enters into Partnership with WBT Systems
Trivantis® and XPERTeam Enter into Partnership
inVentiv Health Integrates Pharmaceutical Institute and Preceptiv
NetDimensions Collaborates with UnYLeYa
Cegos and Lumesse Ink Partnership Agreement
Halmstad University Implements Blackboard Learn™ 9.1 LMS
Blackboard Partners with State University of New York for eLearning Initiatives
Desire2Learn Takes Over Captual Technologies
Lumesse Takes Over Edvantage Group
Callidus Software Acquires Litmos
IDOX Takes Over Interactive Dialogues
Bluedrop Takes Over MedSenses
Callidus Software® Snaps Up Rapid Intake
OpenText™ Takes Over Operitel
Berlitz Acquires Telelangue
Kaplan Takes Over Structuralia
Trivantis Acquires Flypaper Studio
Providence Equity Partners Acquires Blackboard
SumTotal® Systems Takes Over GeoLearning
Apollo Group to Takeover Carnegie Learning
BroadSoft Takes Over iLinc Communications
SuccessFactors Takes Over Plateau
Mount Knowledge Holdings to Snap Up C2 Technologies
SkillSoft Ireland and SkillSoft Acquires Element K Business of NIIT Ventures
ComOps Forms Joint Venture with eCreators
Line Communications and Caspian Learning Enter into Partnership
Sify Technologies and eLearning for Kids Enter into Partnership
Immersion Consulting Partners with ELEARNINGFORCE
Thomson Reuters and DIA Enter into Partnership
Elsevier and TQG Enter into Partnership
General Physics Signs Agreement with American Petroleum Institute
Aptara Expands Indian eLearning Operations
Mortgage Contracting Services Unveils Vendor eLearning Portal
IASO Deploys Generation21 Learning Suite of Inmedius
InterAction Training Establishes InterAction eLearning
Pearson Learning Solutions Collaborates with Panopto
NetDimensions Selects Kaplan Learning Technologies as Certified Reseller
Blackboard Enters into Global Partnership with John Wiley & Sons
K¹² and Kaplan K12 Learning Services Enter into Partnership
Columbia University's School of Continuing Education Collaborates with Pearson for Online LMS
College America Services Selects Pearson LearningStudio for eLearning

12. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Adobe Systems Inc. (US)
Apollo Education Group, Inc. (US)
Articulate Global, Inc. (US)
Assima PLC (UK)
Blackboard, Inc. (US)
Career Education Corp. (US)
Cegos Group SA (France)
Cisco Systems, Inc. (US)
WebEx Communications, Inc. (US)
City & Guilds Kineo (UK)
Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (US)
Corpedia, Inc. (US)
Desire2Learn Incorporated (Canada)
HealthStream, Inc. (US)
Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (US)
iLinc Communications, Inc. (US)
Inspired eLearning, Inc. (US)
International Business Machines Corporation (US)
Kenexa, Inc. (US)
IntraLearn Software Corp. (US)
KnowledgePool Group Limited (UK)
Lumesse Corporate Ltd. (UK)
Microsoft Corp (US)
MiracleMind.com (US)
Mzinga, Inc. (US)
NetDimensions Ltd. (Hong Kong)
NIIT USA Inc (US)
NorthgateArinso Limited (UK)
NYIF.com (US)
Oracle Corp. (US)
Pearson eCollege (US)
Pharmaceutical Institute, Inc. (US)
Saba Software, Inc. (US)
SkillSoft (US)
SuccessFactors, Inc. (US)
SumTotal Systems, LLC. (US)
SyberWorks, Inc. (US)
Telematica Limited (UK)
The Ken Blanchard Companies (US)
The McGraw-Hill Companies (US)
Trivantis Corp. (US)
WBT Systems Ltd. (Ireland)
Zenosis Limited (UK)

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 12: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning by Geographic Region
US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: World Historic Review for eLearning by Geographic Region
US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: World 15-Year Perspective for eLearning by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Academic eLearning by Geographic Region
US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World Historic Review for Academic eLearning by Geographic Region
US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: World 15-Year Perspective for Academic eLearning by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Corporate eLearning by Geographic Region
US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: World Historic Review for Corporate eLearning by Geographic Region
US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: World 15-Year Perspective for Corporate eLearning by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Overview
Corporate e-Learning Market
A Primer
Recession and eLearning Market
Online Learning: Increasing Role in Higher Education
The PAR Framework to Online Learning Receives New Grant
Self-Paced eLearning Market
Strong Growth Characterizes PreK-12 & Higher Education
Virtual Schools & Homeschooling Drive Demand for e-Learning Products
End-User Markets
Demand for Varied Products
Self-Paced Learning in Healthcare Segment
Alternate Products Pose Challenge for Self-Paced eLearning Market
PreK-12 and Higher Education Segments Dominate eLearning Market
K-12 Education in the US
Table 21: Total K-12 Students in the US (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Mode of Teaching (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: Post Secondary Higher Education and Vocational Students in the US (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Mode of Teaching (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: Higher Secondary Students in the US (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Mode of Teaching (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Recession Facilitates Adoption of e-Learning in Public Schools
Upsurge in Blended Online Courses
Mobile Learning Products and Services Market
An Insight
Expanding Buyer Base
Smarter Devices, Faster Networks Favor Market Growth
Development of New Mobile Learning Tools and Platforms
Rising Number of Mobile Learning Content Applications
Interoperability: A Key Issue
eLearning Market in North America
Issues & Trends
eLearning & Outsourcing Drive Corporate Training Market
Branding: A Leveraging Factor
Consolidation: Key to Survival
ASP: A New Technology Model
Customized eLearning: A Growing Fad
Partnerships: An Effective Strategy
Corporate eLearning Dominates Overall eLearning Market
Reduced Technological Barriers
The Corporate University Concept
Major Factors Fuelling the Growth of Corporate & Government eLearning
e-Learning in Healthcare
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 24: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: US Historic Review for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: US 15-Year Perspective for eLearning Market by Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market by Category
Course, Infrastructure and Service Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28: US Historic Review for Corporate eLearning Market by Category
Course, Infrastructure and Service Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: US 15-Year Perspective for Corporate eLearning Market by Category
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for Course, Infrastructure and Service Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. JAPAN

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Corporate Sector Drives eLearning Market
Corporate ELearning Market Holds Promise
Key Categories of e-Learning
Table 30: Japanese E-Learning Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Network Learning Services (B2B), Network Learning Services (B2C), and Learning Software (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: Japanese B2B E-Learning Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Operation & Services, Content and Learning Management Systems (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: Japanese B2C E-Learning Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Satellite and TV Telephone-Based Learning Services, and Internet-Based Learning Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: Japanese E-Learning Software Market (2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Gaming Devices Learning Software, and PC Learning Software (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B.Market Analytics
Table 34: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: Japanese Historic Review for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for eLearning Market by Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Overview
Table 37: Number of e-Learning Companies in Europe by Country: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: Number of e-Learning Companies in Europe by Segment: 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Issues & Trends
Online Education Gains Popularity
Western Europe Slows Down, Eastern Europe and CIS Remain Strong
Small & Medium Sized Businesses
The Weakest Link
Knowledge Management in Corporate Space
eLearning and Viability
Europe
An Open Market for Education
Partnerships on the Rise
Outsourcing Gains Momentum
American Opportunities in Europe
Select Regional Markets
An Overview
Germany
France
United Kingdom
Corporate e-Learning on the Growth Curve
Table 39: Cost Analysis of Instructor-Led Training (ITL) Vis-à-Vis E-Learning
Recession and eLearning Market
Table 40: UK IT Training Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for Instruction-led Training (ILT) and e-Learning (including Blended Learning) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Recovering Economy Drives Demand for Corporate Training
Trends in UK eLearning Market
New Technologies Transform e-Learning Delivery
Corporate Sector Shifting towards e-Learning
Table 41: UK e-Learning Market by End-Use Sector (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Corporate & Non-Education Sector, and Education Sector (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Blended Learning Programs on the Rise
Belgium
E-Learning in Belgium's Higher Education Market
Turkey
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players
B.Market Analytics
Table 42: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: European Historic Review for eLearning Market by Geographic Region
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 44: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: European Historic Review for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: European 15-Year Perspective for eLearning Market by Geographic Region
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 47: European 15-Year Perspective for eLearning Market by Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. ASIA-PACIFIC

A.Market Analysis
Overview
The eLearning Curve
Increasing Government Spending on eLearning: Favorable Growth Opportunities
Digitalized English Courses: A Major Growth Driver
Select Regional Markets
An Overview
Australia
Factors Driving Adoption of eLearning Programs
Digital Education on an Upswing
eLearning in Primary and Secondary Education (K-12)
eLearning in Higher Education
Vocational Education & Training (VET)
Corporate & Government Training Programs
Trends in eLearning
Government & Industry Bodies Support Implementation of eLearning Programs
Expansion of Broadband Network Bodes Well for eLearning Market
China
Rising Internet Penetration Rates Favor Online Education Market
Pre-School E-Learning: A Nascent Market
Online Higher Education: On the Growth Curve
Online Vocational Education: A Developing Market
Corporate e-Learning: A Promising Sector
India
eLearning Market in India
Opportunities Galore
Recession: A Blessing for Indian eLearning Firms
Rising Prospects for E-Learning Outsourcing Market
Growing Significance of eLearning in Corporate Sector
e-Learning in Education Sector: Favorable Growth Prospects
e-Learning in Healthcare
Patients Gain from Technology-Assisted Courses
‘Young' India Holds Promise for e-Learning Market
Focus Shifts to Domestic Market
SMEs and eLearning in India
Mlearning: Learning Mode for SMEs
Challenges Facing India's e-Learning Market
Regulatory Body
A Requisite for India eLearning Community
Indian E-Companies Gain Prominence
South Korea
National Standards for E-Learning
South Korea to Digitize All Textbooks
Online Learning on the Rise
Table 48: Online Education Market in South Korea (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Online High School and Online Middle School (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Role of MEST in Promoting Online Learning
Mobile eLearning
Thailand
eLearning in Thai Government Sector
Thai Government Initiatives for eLearning
Philippines
Low-Priced Off-the-Shelf Products Hold Sway
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 49: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 50: Asia Pacific Historic Review for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51: Asia Pacific 15-Year Perspective for eLearning Market by Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. REST OF WORLD

A.Market Analysis
Outlook
Select Regional Markets
An Overview
Canada
Ontario Spearheads Growth in Higher Education Sector
Middle East and Africa
Mobile Learning Gaining Ground
Table 52: Mobile Penetration Rate by Select Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Africa
Major Growth Restraints to eLearning
Virtual Universities Grow in Number
Saudi Arabia
e-Learning Lending Traction to Female Education
Qatar
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Latin America
Mexico
Product/Service Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Player
B.Market Analytics
Table 53: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: Rest of World Historic Review for eLearning Market by Segment
Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55: Rest of World 15-Year Perspective for eLearning Market by Segment
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Revenues for Academic eLearning and Corporate eLearning Markets for Years 2006, 2014, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 384 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries 398)
The United States (252)
Canada (15)
Europe (84)
France (7)
Germany (3)
The United Kingdom (52)
Italy (1)
Spain (1)
Rest of Europe (20)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (37)
Latin America (1)
Africa (4)
Middle East (5)

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