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eLEARNING

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for eLEARNING in US$ Million. 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 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets

The report profiles 272 companies including many key and niche players such as Adobe Systems, Inc., Apollo Group, Inc., Articulate Global, Inc., Assima PLC, Blackboard, Inc., Career Education Corp., Cegos Group SA, Cisco Systems, Inc., WebEx Communications, Inc., CognitiveArts, Corinthian Colleges, Inc., Corpedia, Inc., Desire2Learn Incorporated, HealthStream, Inc., Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P., iLinc Communications, Inc., Inspired eLearning, Inc., International Business Machines Corporation, IntraLearn Software Corp., Kenexa, Inc., Kineo Limited, KnowledgePool Group Limited, Lumesse Corporate Ltd., Microsoft Learning, MiracleMind.com, Mzinga, Inc., NetDimensions Ltd., NorthgateArinso Limited, NYIF.com, Oracle Corp., Pearson eCollege, Pharmaceutical Institute, Inc., Saba Software, Inc., SkillSoft, SuccessFactors, Inc., SumTotal Systems, Inc., SyberWorks, Inc., Telematica Limited, The Ken Blanchard Companies, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Trivantis Corp., WBT Systems Ltd., and Zenosis Limited.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

Table of Contents

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. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

  • eLearning: A Rapidly Expanding Market
  • Current and Future Analysis
  • Recession: A Blessing in Disguise for eLearning Market
  • Academic Sector Fueling Growth in eLearning Market
  • Corporate Sector: Transforming Learning Landscape
  • Shift Towards eLearning
    • Table 1: Global Corporate eLearning Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Content and Software & Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Technology-based Learning: A Tool for Dealing with Attrition and Talent Shortage
  • Competitive Landscape
  • LMS: A Mature Market
  • Factors Restraining Growth of eLearning Programs
  • Development of Effective Content Material
  • Availability of Hardware & Networking Infrastructure
  • Rapidly Changing Technological Environment
  • Absence of Skilled Trainers
  • eLearning Vendors - An Overview
  • Content Providers
  • Service Providers
  • Technology Providers
  • Consolidation in eLearning Market
  • Major M&A Activity in the eLearning Market (2010-2012)

2. MARKET DYNAMICS

  • Internet Penetration: A Key Determinant of eLearning Adoption
    • Table 2: Worldwide Internet User Base (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 3: Worldwide Internet Penetration by Region (2010): Breakdown of Number of Users Per 100 Inhabitants (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • Artificial Intelligence Powers eLearning
  • ELearning Bails Out Firms from Regulatory Training Hassles
  • Globalization Fuels eLearning
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Rapid Expansion of Content Distribution Channels
  • Smarter Devices, Faster Networks Favor Market Growth
  • Development of New Mobile Learning Tools and Platforms
  • Rising Number of Mobile Learning Content Applications
  • Potential of Subscription-based English Language Learning Services
  • Major Hurdles Facing Adoption of mLearning
  • 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
  • Scenario-based eLearning - A Preferred Tool for Real-Life Situation Training
  • Impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Learning
  • Partnerships Across Segments on the Rise
  • Virtual Classrooms Gain Popularity
  • Lack of Standards Hamper Rapid Growth Prospects
  • 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
  • Technology Factor - A Crucial Input
  • Self-Paced eLearning Market: A Glance at Major Developments
  • eLearning in Academic Sector: Taking Share from Corporate Sector
  • Trends in Various Regional Markets
  • Buying Behavior Varies Across Countries
  • Countries Averse to Purchasing Translated Non-Localized Content
    • Localized Needs Drive Development of Indigenous Products
  • Government Policies - Critical Determinants of eLearning Adoption Levels
  • Growing Demand for Open Source Learning Platforms
  • Substitutes Threaten Self-Paced eLearning Products
  • Other eLearning Trends

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. 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

5. 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)
  • Aviation Industry Computer-Based Training Committee (AICC)
  • Institute of Electronics and Electrical Engineering's Learning Technology Standards Committee (IEEE LTSC)
  • World Wide Web Consortium

6. CORPORATE ELEARNING

  • Prelude
  • Noteworthy Trends & Issues
  • Training Budget Constraints Drive eLearning Market
  • Focus on Bite-Sized eLearning Programs
  • mLearning in Corporate Sector
  • Social Collaboration: The Latest Trend among Companies
  • 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
    • 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

7. 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
  • 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
    • Online Summer School: Addressing Supplemental Education Needs
    • Better Understanding of Concepts through Simulation Learning
    • e-portfolios: The Latest Trend

8. 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
  • 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
  • Consolidation in the LMS Market: Leaders Embrace Open Source Solutions

9. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS

  • SkillSoft Rolls Out Blended Learning Resources for Business eLearning Programs
  • Blackboard Unveils Blackboard Analytics for Learn(tm)
  • 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(tm) 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(tm) 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(tm) ANGEL Edition 8.0
  • Articulate Rolls Out eLearning Heroes Community Website
  • Pharmaceutical Institute Launches Cornerstone Series(tm) E-Courses
  • Knoodle Releases Third Edition of Social Learning Platform
  • Flypaper Studio Announces New Upgraded Version of Flypaper
  • Alfresco Software Unveils On-Demand eLearning Courses
  • Competentum USA Introduces ShareKnowledge LMS 3.1
  • Airtel Unveils Interactive CBSE Syllabus from LearnNext
  • AIMA-CME Collaborates with Hughes Communications to Introduce PGDM Program
  • Fis Unveils Compliance eLearning Solutions
  • emPower and Cosaint to Develop Internal Learning Management Solution
  • TTBIC Introduces eLearning Portal
  • Expand Global Unveils Online Training Portal
  • McGraw-Hill Education and ChinaEdu Launch English Online System Digital Platform
  • SkillSoft Introduces Learning Resources for CCNP(r) Certification Exams
  • Cegos to Roll Out Blended Learning and eLearning Training Solutions in Netherlands
  • IntraLearn Software Releases LearningServer Version 2.7
  • SyberWorks Introduces Configurable Managers and Learner Dashboards for SyberWorks Training Center LMS/LCMS(tm)
  • Kaplan IT Learning Introduces Capture Point 2010
  • Home Group Rolls Out Two eLearning Programs
  • Salient Systems Rolls Out eLearning Certification Training
  • British Safety Council Introduces eLearning Version of IOSH Working Safely Program
  • Greene King Pub Partners Unveils Online eLearning Program Range
  • Ludic Group Rolls Out Ludic Online Platform

10. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Pharmaceutical Institute Debuts Managed Markets Excellence(tm) Training Collection
  • GN Netcom Announces Launch of New e-learning Portal
  • SK Telecom Americas Unveils Knoodle eLearning Platform
  • IGSM Rolls Out First Product within E-Learning Series
  • Thrazel Nigeria Releases New Web-Based Comprehensive Educational Platform
  • Enterprise Agility Introduces New On-Demand Online Learning Series
  • Lawson Software Unveils Lawson eLearning Suites
  • SkillSoft Launches SkillPort(r) 7.0 eLearning Management System
  • Adobe Systems Launches the eLearning Suite
  • Global Jet Services Introduces Barfield 450
  • Blackboard Unveils Release 9.0 of Blackboard Learn(tm)
  • Learning@Cisco Unveils a Line of Technical Education Assessments and Products
  • Jumpstar Rolls Out eLearning Management System
  • WBT Systems Unveils TopClass 8 eLearning solution
  • Kaplan IT Learning Introduces the STT Trainer 5.0 Version
  • Learn.com(r) Launches LearnCenter Platform
  • Learn.com Launches the MyProfile Module
  • Plateau Systems Introduces Plateau Compensation Resource Center
  • Plateau Systems Introduces the Plateau Learning Resource Center
  • Synergis Technologies' Unit Unveils Synergis eLearning System
  • Atlantic Link Upgrades Content Point eLearning System
  • Adobe Systems Unveils New eLearning Suite
  • SkillSoft Unveils Books24x7 en Espanol Spanish Book Collection
  • Omatek Ventures Unveils Online Learning Portal
  • University of Brunei Darssalam Unveils The Automated Lecture Capture and Publishing System
  • Garmin Launches eLearning Solution for Aviation
  • ValueSelling Associates Upgrades ValueSelling Essentials(tm) e-Learning Series
  • Gold Systems Introduces LearningZen's Beta Site
  • NICR Unveils NCDEX Commodity Certification Course
  • Adobe Systems Upgrades Director Software
  • Accredited Online Training Unveils Online Distance Education Program
  • NWP Services Introduces Multifamily Training Central e-Learning Solution
  • SSA Unveils eLearning Secure .NET Coding & Application Security Fundamentals Courses
  • The Center for Association Resources Unveils e-Learning Solution
  • Matrikon Launches New eLearning Solution

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

  • 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(r) 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(tm) 9.1 LMS
  • Blackboard Partners with State University of New York for eLearning Initiatives
  • Lumesse Takes Over Edvantage Group
  • Callidus Software Acquires Litmos
  • IDOX Takes Over Interactive Dialogues
  • Bluedrop Takes Over MedSenses
  • Callidus Software(r) Snaps Up Rapid Intake
  • OpenText(tm) Takes Over Operitel
  • Berlitz Acquires Telelangue
  • Kaplan Takes Over Structuralia
  • Trivantis Acquires Flypaper Studio
  • Providence Equity Partners Acquires Blackboard
  • SumTotal(r) 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
  • McGraw-Hill Education Takes Over Tegrity
  • Taleo Acquires Learn.com
  • PEMCO Acquires iKnowRisk!
  • Edserv Softsystems Takes Over SmartLearn WebTV
  • NorthgateArinso Acquires Convergys' HR Management division
  • viaLanguage Completes Acquisition of Planet Productions
  • PMPL and TPG Merge to Form Aikona Management
  • Kaplan IT Learning Announces Atlantic Link Acquisition
  • General Physics Corp Acquires PerformTech
  • Thoma Bravo to Acquire PLATO Learning
  • Boston-based Consortium Enters into Agreement to Acquire SkillSoft
  • TSS and Zeal Sign Separate MOUs with Dunet
  • Plateau Systems Enters into Partnership with Ambow Education
  • Edvantage Group Enters into a Managed Learning Service Pact with Jotun
  • Samsung Opens STeP Center in Alliance with Smile Foundation
  • Peopleclick Authoria Enters into an Alliance with emTRAiN
  • HealthStream Enters into Partnership with Harvard Business Publishing
  • Cegos Group Enters into Partnership with Cornerstone OnDemand
  • Cegos Enters into Partnership with LINGOs Consortium
  • VASCO Data Security Enhances eLearning Capabilities
  • Kaplan IT Learning Changes Name to Kaplan Learning Technologies
  • ITWorx Inks MoU with Ministry of Education in UAE
  • CDEL Enters into Partnership with Educomp
  • IC9design Establishes eLearning Unit

12. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER

  • Blackboard Takes Over Angel Learning
  • Cegos Group and UKS Team Up for eLearning Offerings
  • it's learning Purchases Netmedia Education
  • Regis Learning Solutions and techniques.org Merge
  • Pearson Takes Over Intellipro
  • Elsevier Acquires Assets of Professional Development Software
  • EdOptions Acquires Siboney Learning Group
  • Knowledge Anywhere Purchases Warehouse Intellect
  • REDTRAY Merges with Academy Internet
  • Demos Buys Majority Stake in Sauter Training et Simulation
  • Intellego Enters into Partnership with WCOD
  • Edvantage Inks Partnership Agreement with Saba
  • Pharmaceutical Institute Acquires GeneEd E-Learning Operations
  • Saba and Artifact Software Join Forces
  • Jones and Barlett Acquires CDX Global
  • ChinaCast Enters into JV with CUP to Provide Distance Learning Services
  • The Corporate Executive Board Allies with Corpedia
  • Civil Service Institute Enters into MoU with Data-Click Solutions for e-Learning System Upgrade
  • Servcorp Deploys SumTotal TotalLMS(tm) Solution
  • EEI Global to Enter into Partnership with 6Connex
  • HCL Infosystems in elearning Partnership with Sanako
  • AFS Technologies Takes Over Assets of Softrax
  • EllisDon Enters into Partnership Alliance with CSC
  • Jeppesen Implements NetDimensions Enterprise Knowledge Platform LMS
  • Westminster Kingsway College Chooses Blackboard
  • SaigonTech Sets Up Cisco Connected Education Campus
  • Paulson Training Chooses Mzinga Social Learning Suite
  • Oracle Education Foundation Establishes Project Learning Institute
  • eBizITPA to Deploy GeoExpress Learning Management System
  • ECRI Chooses LearningServer for SharePoint elearning Platform from IntraLearn Software
  • Nexus Systems Chooses LearnCenter(r) Platform
  • World Bank Chooses TopClass Learning Management System of WBT Systems
  • Mzinga Signs Agreement with University HealthSystem Consortium
  • The Catlins Area School, Nextspace, Aviation, Tourism and Travel Training Organisation and Air Fiordland Collaborate
  • Certiport Enters into Partnership with Element K
  • The Urquhart Partnership to Allocate Funds for E-learning Courses
  • Ras Al Khaimah FTZA Inks Agreement with New Horizons
  • Blackboard Establishes its Second Data Center in Europe
  • Aurion Learning Bags Contract for Upgrading IHSE's Online Learning Center
  • NIIT Bags Contract from Government of Gujarat
  • NMPED to Introduce New Distance Learning Program
  • SyberWorks and Houston Metro Transit Authority Sign Agreement
  • Universal Knowledge Solutions Company and Cegos Group Enter into Collaboration
  • Cegos Group Introduces New Language Courses through E-learning Modules
  • Kaplan IT Learning and Quest Software Enter into an Alliance
  • HSBC Establishes New elearning Center
  • CAE Expands eLearning Business Aviation Training Portfolio
  • Amteus Signs Agreement with eLearning Foundation
  • Ambow Education Group Signs Agreement with Dalian High-tech Zone
  • Afflatus iLabs Introduces 'Virtuosity'
  • Wolters Kluwer Financial Services and Unicorn Training Group Sign Agreement
  • Sify Technologies Collaborates with Microsoft
  • Viettel Telecom Commences Construction of High-tech Center
  • Inmedius Takes Over Generation21 Learning Systems
  • U&I Learning Bags Contract from DIGIT of European Commission
  • INTELECOMIntelligent Telecommunications Enters into Agreement with SoftChalk
  • General Physics Partners with National Technical Information Service
  • Telkom Foundation and Alcatel-Lucent Establish E-learning Center at Cape Town
  • CAE Signs Agreement with New Airlines for E-Learning Services
  • Brainvisa Enters into Alliance with KESDEE
  • DuPont Takes Over Coastal Training Technologies
  • Blatant Media and Learnality.com Enter into Value Added Reseller Contract
  • VASCO Data Security International Opens SEAL e-Learning Academy
  • Oliver Wyman Purchases Academee
  • Exigy Enters into Partnership with Learning Possibilities
  • Edvantage Renews Partnership with SkillSoft
  • LAMS International Enters into Partnership with Solution Grove
  • Delmar Partners with NJATC
  • D.E. Shaw & Co Purchases Minority Stake in Excel-Soft Technologies
  • Microsoft Corporation Enters into Alliance with NIIT
  • Pearson Takes Over Fronter
  • Jones and Bartlett Publishers Purchases ClickSafety.com
  • SilkRoad Technology Purchases VTN Technologies
  • ePath Learning Acquires Activity Spice
  • NetDimensions Buys Stake in Peak Pacific Limited
  • Edvantage group Takes Over Futuremedia Learning
  • OutStart Merges with Eedo Knowledgeware
  • The GMarie Group Acquires eLearning Division of Flypaper Studio
  • Educomp Solutions Buys 51% Interest in Learning.com
  • Everonn Systems India Limited Purchases Aban Informatics' e-Learning Business
  • KBR Takes Over Catalyst Interactive
  • Avensia Innovation Purchases Databokforlaget Grade i Sverige
  • GP Strategies Takes Over Via Training
  • Legal Research Network Purchases Fuel IT
  • ThirdForce Takes over MindLeaders.com
  • Apax and OMERS Capital Takes Over Thomson Learning and Nelson Canada
  • Bridgepoint Capital Takes Over Education Division of Wolters Kluwer
  • Avalon Enterprise Takes Over Infotrain Consulting
  • ProQuest Takes Over WebFeat
  • General Physics Acquires Performance Consulting
  • IBS to Acquire Majority Stake in Lenvea
  • KnowledgePool Takes Over BTP
  • ChinaEdu to Buy Remaining 20% Stake in 101 Online School
  • Everonn Takes Over Aban's eLearning Division
  • Blackboard Partners with My Learning to Offer K-12 Professional Development
  • XpertUniverse Partners with MiracleMind
  • iLinc Partners with Evolment to Market Web Conferencing Products
  • CSUF Opts iLinc for Web Collaboration Initiative
  • ESA Employs iLinc's Web Conferencing Solution
  • Concur Chooses LearnCenter(r) Platform
  • Bupa Worldwide Deploys LearnCenter
  • MindCrossings Implements LearnCenter(r)
  • MBD Group to Expand its Educational Portal
  • NEC Collaborates with SumTotal to Develop SaaS Learning Service
  • Unified Grocers Opts SumTotal for Learning and Performance Management
  • Saba Centra Delivers Training and Online Education to Remote Communities
  • Meridian Knowledge Solutions and SkillSoft Sign Agreement
  • Sena Inks Cooperation Agreement with Grupo Planeta
  • Petrofac Training and Atlas Interactive Ink Agreement
  • Blatant Media Enters into Joint Venture with e-magine communications
  • BSNL and Pondicherry Multipurpose Social Service Society Sign Agreement
  • New Edge Networks Signs Agreement with Edgenics
  • 24x7 Learning Enters into Partnership with Chapman Alliance
  • Transol Inks Agreement with Quick-Links
  • eglue Inks Worldwide Partnership Pact with Tata Interactive Systems
  • KnowledgePool Snaps Up Business Training Partnership
  • Cegos Group Inks Agreement with Talantium
  • Oracle Education Foundation Enters into Partnership with Stamford Achieves
  • Oracle to Acquire Global Knowledge Software
  • Sun Microsystems Enters into Partnership with SkillSoft
  • NIIT Join Forces with Adobe
  • Blackboard Inks Agreement with UNC and North Carolina Community College System
  • Blackboard Signs Agreements with State Systems and States
  • Blackboard Bags Contract in New Mexico
  • Capella University and Blackboard Extend Partnership
  • Blackboard Enters into Partnership with My Learning Plan
  • Giunti Labs Forms Partnership Cegos
  • Texas Engineering Extension Service Deploys LearnCenter(r) Platform
  • North Carolina Office of the State Auditor to Utilize learningServer
  • Oracle Education Foundation Establishes Project Learning Institute
  • Bouygues Construction Deploys Jet Multimedia Hosting Services and Saba Centra
  • Federal Acquisition Institute Accepts SkillSoft as E-learning Provider
  • IFALPA Selects NetDimensions' Enterprise Knowledge Platform

13. FOCUS ON SELECT KEY PLAYERS

  • Adobe Systems Inc. (US)
  • Apollo 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)
  • CognitiveArts (US)
  • 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)
  • IntraLearn Software Corp. (US)
  • Kenexa, Inc. (US)
  • Kineo Limited (UK)
  • KnowledgePool Group Limited (UK)
  • Lumesse Corporate Ltd. (UK)
  • Microsoft Learning (US)
  • MiracleMind.com (US)
  • Mzinga, Inc. (US)
  • NetDimensions Ltd. (Hong Kong)
  • 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, Inc. (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)

14. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

    • Table 5: 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 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 6: 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 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 7: 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 2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 8: 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 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 9: 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 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 10: 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 2004, 2011, and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • Recession and eLearning Market
    • 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 11: Total K-12 Students in the US (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Mode of Teaching (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 12: Post Secondary Higher Education and Vocational Students in the US (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Mode of Teaching (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 13: 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 Innovations/Introductions
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 14: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 15: US Historic Review for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 16: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 17: US Historic Review for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (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 18: Domestic E-Learning Market in Japan (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Network Learning Services (B2B), Network Learning Services (B2C), and Learning Software (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 19: Japanese B2B E-Learning Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Applications & Services, Content, and Learning Management Systems (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 20: Japanese B2C E-Learning Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Content & Services, and Video-Based Learning Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 21: Japanese Packaged E-Learning Software Market (2010): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Computer Packaged Software and Games (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 23: Japanese Historic Review for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 24: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 25: Japanese Historic Review for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
    • Issues & Trends
      • 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
      • France
      • United Kingdom
      • Recession and eLearning Market
    • Table 26: 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 27: 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 Innovations/Introductions
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Players
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 28: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 29: European Historic Review for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 30: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 31: European Historic Review for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. ASIA-PACIFIC

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Overview
      • The eLearning Curve
      • Increasing Government Spending on eLearning: Favorable Growth Opportunities
    • 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
      • '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
      • Online Learning on the Rise
    • Table 32: Online Education Market in South Korea (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown by Online High School and Online Middle School (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
      • Mobile eLearning
      • Thailand
      • eLearning in Thai Government Sector
      • Thai Government Initiatives for eLearning
      • Philippines
      • Low-Priced Off-the-Shelf Products Hold Sway
    • Product Innovations/Introductions
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 33: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 34: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 35: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 36: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. REST OF WORLD

  • A. Market Analysis
    • Outlook
    • Select Regional Markets - An Overview
      • Canada
      • Middle East and Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • United Arab Emirates (UAE)
      • Latin America
    • Product Innovations/Introductions
    • Strategic Corporate Developments
    • Key Player
  • B. Market Analytics
    • Table 37: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 38: Rest of World Historic Review for eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 39: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
    • Table 40: Rest of World Historic Review for Corporate eLearning Market with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
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