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e-Learning

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.

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. 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 via Tablet 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(tm) 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(r) Digital Learning Platform
  • McGraw-Hill Education Launches Range of Digital Products and Applications
  • McGraw-Hill Education Introduces SCOREboard(tm) 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(r) Introduces Articulate(r) Storyline(r) 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(r) 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(r)
  • 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(r) Introduces Articulate Mobile Player App for iPad
  • IBM Unveils Smarter Education Solution for Educational Applications
  • HealthStream Introduces HealthStream Performance Center(tm) for Hospitals
  • HealthStream, Laerdal Medical and SimVentures Introduce SimManager(tm) for Simulation- Powered Training
  • The Network Launches ReadyTraining(tm) eLearning Curriculum
  • Videotel Marine International and BIMCO Extend BeDP Service Using VOD Fleet
  • MobileComm Professionals Releases Self-Paced ELearning Solutions
  • CTB Launches Acuity(r) 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(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

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(r) 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 with Tabletkoulu
  • 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(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
  • 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(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

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-a-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)
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