Global eLEARNING Industry

PR Newswire
Thursday, November 29th 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:


Global eLEARNING Industry


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 297 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,, Mzinga, Inc., NetDimensions Ltd., NorthgateArinso Limited,, 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.





Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

eLearning I-3

Corporate eLearning I-3






eLearning: A Rapidly Expanding Market II-1

Current and Future Analysis II-1

Recession: A Blessing in Disguise for eLearning Market II-2

Academic Sector Fueling Growth in eLearning Market II-3

Corporate Sector: Transforming Learning Landscape II-4

Shift Towards eLearning II-4

Table 1: Global Corporate eLearning Market (2011):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues for Content and

Software & Services (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Technology-based Learning: A Tool for Dealing with Attrition

and Talent Shortage II-5

Competitive Landscape II-5

LMS: A Mature Market II-5

Factors Restraining Growth of eLearning Programs II-6

Development of Effective Content Material II-6

Availability of Hardware & Networking Infrastructure II-6

Rapidly Changing Technological Environment II-7

Absence of Skilled Trainers II-7

eLearning Vendors - An Overview II-7

Content Providers II-7

Service Providers II-7

Technology Providers II-8

Consolidation in eLearning Market II-8

Major M&A Activity in the eLearning Market (2010-2012) II-9



Internet Penetration: A Key Determinant of eLearning Adoption II-10

Table 2: Worldwide Internet User Base (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown by Region (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-10


Table 3: Worldwide Internet Penetration by Region (2010):

Breakdown of Number of Users Per 100 Inhabitants (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11

Artificial Intelligence Powers eLearning II-11

ELearning Bails Out Firms from Regulatory Training Hassles II-11

Globalization Fuels eLearning II-12

Technology May be the Latest Fad but Content is King II-12

Edutainment Blends Learning with Entertainment II-12

Open Standards-based Programs - End-user's Preferred Choice II-12

Commoditization - Vendor's Worst Nightmares II-12

eLearning 2.0: Potential for Growth II-13

Development of New Instructional Design Models II-13