Corporate Training Market 2004: Forecasts & Analysis

Attention: There is an updated edition available for this report.
   Single User - $1,995
   Hard Copy Mail Delivery - $1,995

Published May 1, 2004 | 240 Pages | Pub ID: CU1018692

Corporate Training Market 2004: Forecasts & Analysis provides you with profiles of over 30 leading companies that compete for corporate training dollars from all corners of the market:

  • soft skills and IT training providers
  • infrastructure and learning management systems (LMS) providers
  • live e-learning providers

This informative report is a must-have for top executives and business strategists in the training industry.

Simba’s top analysts give you trend analysis and metrics, including: market size, market share, revenue growth figures and three-year revenue forecasts for the corporate training industry.


  • About the importance of blended solutions in a world that is neither entirely classroom or e-learning based;
  • Where training M&A activity is headed as market consolidation continues, and the types of firms on the hunt and in play;
  • About the growth of major outsourcing providers in training and HR;
  • About emerging technologies that could be tomorrow’s IT training opportunities;
  • About the impact of government training initiatives and standards on the private sector;
  • About the growing importance of simulation-based learning in the age of the ubiquitous game system.

Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Chapter 1: Overview Of The Corporate Training Market
  • Introduction
  • “Blended Learning” Method Has Grown Nearly Ubiquitous
  • Rise Of The CLO Equals Greater Presence At The Table For Training
  • M&A Increases In 2003, With Many Buyers From Outside Industry
  • Corporate Training Market To Grow 7.4% In 2004 To $9.7 Billion
  • Training Companies See Average 63% Stock Price Gain In 2003
  • WebEx Again Has Highest Operating Margin For 2003
  • Table 1.1: Comparison Of Corporate Training Activity, 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 1.2: Corporate Training Mergers And Acquisitions, 2003
  • Table 1.3: Projected Growth Of Global Corporate Training Sales Of U.S.-Based
  • Firms, 2002-2004
  • Table 1.4: Performance Of Training Company Stocks, Jan. 2-Dec. 31, 2003
  • Table 1.5:Simba’s 2003 Corporate Training Operating Margin Index

Chapter 2: Trends In The Corporate Training Market

  • Improving Economic Conditions Drive Growth In Training Spending
  • Training Outsourcing Expected To Grow 12% In 2004
  • Simulations Gaining Interest, But Broad Adoption A Couple Years Off
  • Workflow Learning: Training Meets Knowledge, Content Management
  • China Is Fastest Growing Market For Corporate Training In 2004
  • Vendors Say Procurement Officers Playing Greater Role In Selection
  • Table 2.1: Growth In U.S. Gross Domestic Product, 2001-2003
  • Table 2.2: Employment Gains
  • Table 2.3: Growth Of Global Corporate Training Market For U.S. Firms, 2002-
  • 2004
  • Table 2.4: Projected Breakdown Of Corporate Training Market 2003, By Sector
  • Table 2.5:Sample List Of Major Training Outsourcing Contracts
  • Table 2.6: Chinese Market For Corporate Training, 2001-2005
  • Table 2.7: Change In Average Regional Revenue Breakdown, 2003-2004

Chapter 3: IT Training

  • Introduction
  • Classroom-Based IT Trainers Look to Expand; Some Metrics Down
  • Security, Business Analysis, Web Services Key Drivers In 2004
  • IT Business Analysis An Emerging Area In 2004
  • Growing Web Services Integrations Drive Training Need
  • Grid Computing, RFID Among Leading Edge Technologies To Watch
  • IT Trainers Should Work With Community Colleges: DOL Official
  • New Horizons Once Again Top IT Training Provider For 2004
  • Table 3.1: Projected Growth of Global Corporate Training Sales of U.S.-Based
  • Firms, 2002-2004
  • Table 3.2: Fastest Growing U.S. IT Occupations, 2002-2012
  • Table 3.3: Growth In Top SANS IT Security Certifications, 2003-2004
  • Table 3.4: Worldwide Sales Of Top U.S. IT Training Companies, 2002-2004

Chapter 4: Soft Skills Training

  • Introduction
  • Leadership Development, Education Programs Continue to Thrive
  • Project Management Gains Momentum In Corporate, Federal Markets
  • Corporations Increase Focus On Business Acumen For Managers
  • Improved Hiring Trend Driving New Employee Training Needs
  • IIR Is Top Soft Skills Training Provider In 2004
  • Table 4.1: Projected Growth Of Global Corporate Training Sales of U.S.-Based
  • Firms, 2002-2004
  • Table 4.2: Projected Breakdown Of Corporate Training Market 2003, By Sector
  • Table 4.3: Breakdown Of Executive Education Market, 2004
  • Table 4.4: Changes In Management/Executive Employment, 2002-2012
  • Table 4.5: Growth In Project Management Training, 2002-2004
  • Table 4.6: Employment Gains, First Four Months Of 2004 vs. 2003
  • Table 4.7: Worldwide Sales Of Top U.S. Soft Skills Training Companies, 2002-
  • 2004

Chapter 5: E-Learning Infrastructure Systems

  • Introduction
  • Click2Learn And Docent Merge Into SumTotal, Emerge As Leader
  • Thinq Looked For A Buyer, Backed Off When Nothing Materialized
  • E-Learning Analytics A Growing Focus For Infrastructure Players
  • Enterprise Players Making Noise, But Not Winning Outside Base
  • LMS/LCMS Intersects With Knowledge, Content Management
  • SumTotal Leads LMS Pack With Projected 16.1% Of Market Share
  • Table 5.1: Growth Of Global Corporate Training Market For U.S. Firms, 2002-
  • 2004
  • Table 5.2 Projected Breakdown Of Corporate Training Market 2003, By Sector
  • Table 5.3 Worldwide Sales Of E-Learning Infrastructure Leaders, 2002-2004

Chapter 6: Virtual Classroom/Web Collaboration Platforms

  • Introduction
  • Market For Live E-Learning Products, Services To Grow 30% In 2004
  • Informal Usage Of Live Web Communication Tools Grows
  • Major Players Shaking Up Market, But Training Not A Primary Focus
  • Top Live E-Learning Players Look For Differentiation Points
  • WebEx Moves Into Top Spot Of Live E-Learning Vendors
  • Table 6.1: Growth Of Global Corporate Training Market For U.S. Firms, 2002-
  • 2004
  • Table 6.2: Projected Breakdown Of Corporate Training Market 2003, By Sector
  • Table 6.3: Sales Of Live E-Learning Leaders, 2002-2004
  • Table 6.4: Number Of Professional Directories By Category, 2004 vs. 2003
  • Table 6.5: Breakdown Of Professional Directories By Category, 2004

Chapter 7: Forecasts and Conclusions

  • Content, Knowledge Management More Integrated With Training
  • In E-Learning, Software Platform Architecture Will Be Less Critical
  • Training Outsourcing Will Grow As Early Adopters Show Success
  • Market For Corporate Training To Reach $11.92 Billion By 2007
  • Table 7.1: Growth Of Global Corporate Training Market For U.S. Firms, 2002-
  • 2007

Chapter 8: Company Profiles

  • American Management Association
  • Blessing White
  • Center For Creative Leadership
  • Centra Software Inc.
  • Development Dimensions International
  • Digital Think
  • Element K Corporation
  • ExecuTrain
  • Franklin Covey
  • GeoLearning
  • Global Knowledge
  • IBM/Lotus E-Learning
  • The Institute For International Research
  • Interwise
  • The Ken Blanchard Companies
  • Kepner-Tregoe Inc.
  • KnowledgeNet
  • KnowledgePlanet
  • Learning Tree International
  • Microsoft Live Meeting
  • MindLeaders
  • NETg
  • New Horizons Worldwide
  • Novations Group
  • Outstart
  • Pathlore
  • Plateau Systems
  • Productivity Point International
  • Saba Software Inc
  • SkillSoft
  • SumTotal Systems.
  • Thinq Learning Solutions Inc
  • WebEx

In this report, {{keyword[keywordTextProperty]}} appears {{keyword[keywordCountProperty]}} times. {{searchResults.STATRESULT.SUMMARY.KW[keywordTextProperty]}} appears {{searchResults.STATRESULT.SUMMARY.KW[keywordCountProperty]}} times.

We were unable to search inside this report.
No results matched your search criteria.

Search for an exact word or phrase by placing the word or phrase in quotation marks ("market trend"). Search for different versions or tenses of a word by placing an asterisk at the end of the word (pharma*).

Please note that your term must be at least three characters long and numbers will be blocked by the # sign.