Corporate Training Market 2006: Forecast & Analysis

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Published Jun 1, 2006 | 163 Pages | Pub ID: CU1315345

Forecast & Analysis is a comprehensive analysis of the current landscape of the U.S. corporate training and development industry.

It is “must-have” market intelligence for executives, analysts, and business strategists who want analysis of the technology and trends driving the market today, including:

- Soft skills and IT training
- Infrastructure and learning management systems (LMS)
- E-learning
- And more

Drawing on interviews and surveys with corporate training directors, business analysts and industry associations, Simba Information presents in-depth forecasts for growth opportunities through 2009. Plus, our exclusive profiles of the 30 leading training software and LMS providers competing for corporate training dollars, detailing key strategic and financial performance.

Rely on Corporate Training Market 2006: Forecast & Analysis to be your guide to present and future trends shaping this dynamic industry.

Executive Summary

Chapter 1: Overview of the Corporate Training Market
M&A Deals Total More Than $1.5 Billion in 2005, Led by IIR Sale
Executive Changes Permeate Corporate Training Landscape in 2005
Corporate Training Market to Grow 19.2% in 2006
Training Stocks Down 4.5% in '05; Only Franklin Covey Posts Gain
WebEx, SkillSoft, Franklin Covey Register Positive Operating Margins

Table 1.1: Dimensions of Corporate Training M&A Activity, 2005 vs. 2004
Table 1.2: Corporate Training Mergers and Acquisitions, 2005
Table 1.3: Corporate Training Executive Changes, 2005
Table 1.4: Projected Growth of Global Corporate Training Sales of U.S.-Based Firms, 2004-2006
Table 1.5: Projected Breakdown of Corporate Training Market by Sector, 2006
Table 1.6: Performance of Public Training Company Stocks, January 3 - December 30, 2005
Table 1.7: Operating Margin Index, Leading Corporate Training Firms, 2005 vs. 2004

Chapter 2: Trends in the Corporate Training Market
Corporate Training Industry Thrives as Employment Rises
Consolidation, Overseas Expansion Will Lead Training Trends in 2006
Product Revisions Keep Trainers in Touch with Customer Demands
Training Outsourcing Expected to Near Billion-Dollar Mark in 2006
Table 2.1: Gross Domestic Product in Billions of Current Dollars, 2003-2005
Table 2.2: Employment Gains, 2005 vs. 2004
Table 2.3: Sample List of Revised Training Products and Programs, 2005
Table 2.4: Selected Major Training Outsourcing Contracts, 2004-2006

Chapter 3: IT Training
IT Trainers Add Certification Titles, Expand Globally as Demand Rises
Business Skills Infiltrating Larger Portion of IT Market, 2005-06
New Horizons Remains Leading IT Training Provider in 2006

Table 3.1: Fastest-Growing U.S. IT Occupations, 2004 vs. 2014
Table 3.2: Skills in Demand, Projections for Second Quarter 2006
Table 3.3: Specialties Experiencing the Most Growth, Projections for Second Quarter 2006
Table 3.4: Worldwide Sales of Top U.S. IT Training Companies, 2004-2006

Chapter 4: Soft Skills Training
Employment Increases, Changes in Managerial Positions Rise
Trainers Focus on Increasing Sales Forces, Rectifying Skills Gaps
Investing in People Will Pay Off During Workforce Shortage
IIR Is Top Soft Skills Training Provider in 2006
Table 4.1: Number of National Employees, January - April, 2006 vs. 2005
Table 4.2: Changes in Management/Executive Employment, 2004 vs. 2014
Table 4.3: Average Percentage of Learning Content by Content Area
Table 4.4: Worldwide Sales of Top U.S. Soft Skills Training Companies, 2004-2006

Chapter 5: E-Learning
Vertical Markets Happy with New LMS Initiatives, Case Studies
Saba, SumTotal Contribute to Consolidation Among Players
SumTotal Leads LMS Players with Projected 15.5% Market Share
Virtual Classrooms/Web Collaboration Gain Ground in 2005
Leading Live E-Learning Vendors Represent 41.1% of Total Market

Table 5.1: Worldwide Sales of E-Learning Infrastructure Leaders, 2004-2006
Table 5.2: Sales of Live E-Learning Leaders, 2004-2006

Chapter 6: Forecasts and Conclusions
Technology Becomes More Commonplace to Talent Management
Succession Planning Becoming Larger Priority, Market Driver
Market for Corporate Training to Reach $19.1 Billion by 2009

Table 6.1: Forecast Growth of Global Corporate Training Market for U.S. Firms, 2004-2009

Company Profiles
American Management Association
Center for Creative Leadership
Convergys Learning Solutions
Development Dimensions International
Element K Corp.
Franklin Covey
Global Knowledge
The Institute for International Research
IBM e-Learning
The Ken Blanchard Companies
KnowledgePlanet Inc.
Learning Tree International
Microsoft Office Live Meeting
New Horizons Worldwide
Novations Group Inc.
Plateau Systems Ltd.
Saba Software Inc.
SumTotal Systems