Corporate Training Market 2003: Forecasts & Analysis

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Published May 1, 2003 | 189 Pages | Pub ID: CU1034656

Corporate Training Market 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.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF TABLES
METHODOLOGY
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
CHAPTER 1: OVERVIEW OF THE CORPORATE TRAINING MARKET
  • OVERVIEW
  • M&A ACTIVITY RECOVERS AFTER 2001 SLUMP, AS CONSOLIDATION ROLLS ON
  • BUYERS’ PATIENCE WANES FOR TRAINING THAT DOES NOT REALIZE A RETURN
  • PUBLIC TRAINING COMPANIES SEE AVERAGE 65.8% STOCK PRICE DROP IN 2002
  • WEBEX IS SIMBA’S TOP FIRM FOR 2003 IN TERMS OF OPERATING MARGIN

CHAPTER 2: TRENDS IN THE CORPORATE TRAINING MARKET

  • POOR ECONOMIC CONDITIONS FORCE VENDORS TO THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX
  • FOCUS ON LINKAGE OF TRAINING WITH STRATEGIC GOALS GAINS CREDIBILITY
  • PILOT PROGRAMS INCREASE AS FUNDING SHRINKS, PROOF POINTS DEMANDED
  • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRMS SEE GROWTH IN HUMAN CAPITAL STRATEGY
  • BUYERS EXPRESS GROWING INTEREST IN PER-LEARNER PRICING FOR E-LEARNING
  • BUYERS DON’T LIKE LIBRARY PRICING MODEL, NOT SEEING THE VALUE
  • AS VENTURE SPENDING DECLINES, TRAINING FIRMS SEEK FUNDS CLOSE TO HOME

CHAPTER 3: IT TRAINING

  • OVERVIEW
  • DEMAND FOR KEY IT JOBS IS DOWN 50+% FROM 2002: ITAA REPORT
  • VENDORS REPORT IT CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS HAVE FALLEN OUT OF FAVOR
  • NEW HORIZONS AGAIN TOPS SIMBA’S LIST OF IT TRAINING VENDORS
  • New Horizons Worldwide
  • Thomson Learning
  • SkillSoft
  • Element K
  • KnowledgeNet

CHAPTER 4: SOFT SKILLS TRAINING

  • OVERVIEW
  • HIPAA TRAINING A $54.9M MARKET, BUT CORPORATIONS SLOW TO RESPOND
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT REMAINS HOT AREA FOR SOFT SKILLS TRAINING
  • INSTITUTE FOR INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH TOPS SOFT SKILLS LIST IN 2003
  • Institute for International Research
  • American Management Association
  • Franklin Covey
  • Development Dimensions International
  • Novations Group
  • SkillSoft
  • Digital Think
  • Center for Creative Leadership
  • The Ken Blanchard Companies
  • Kepner-Tregoe
  • BlessingWhite
  • Ninth House Network

CHAPTER 5: LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS/E-LEARNING INFRASTRUCTURE

  • OVERVIEW
  • LARGE TECH PLAYERS NOT HUGE FACTOR IN 2003, BUT THAT WILL CHANGE SOON
  • E-LEARNING ANALYTICS MARKET HEATS UP
  • LCMS FIRMS ADD FEATURES TO STAY VIABLE, BUT MORE CONSOLIDATION LIKELY
  • SABA STILL LEADING INFRASTRUCTURE FIRM, BUT COMPANY LOSES GROUND IN 2003
  • Saba
  • GeoLearning
  • KnowledgePlanet
  • Click2Learn
  • Thinq
  • Docent
  • Pathlore
  • RWD Technologies
  • Plateau Systems
  • IBM Learning Solutions

CHAPTER 6: VIRTUAL CLASSROOM/WEB COLLABORATION SOLUTIONS

  • OVERVIEW
  • MICROSOFT CHANGES THE GAME IN WEB COLLABORATION SPACE
  • LIVE E-LEARNING MARKET TO GROW 15.9% TO $197.8 MILLION IN 2003
  • SARS, OTHER FACTORS CREATE LIVE E-TRAINING SPIKE IN EARLY 2003
  • CENTRA STILL THE LEADER IN LIVE E-LEARNING, BUT WEBEX IS RIGHT BEHIND
  • Centra
  • WebEx
  • Genesys
  • PlaceWare
  • iLearning
  • Interwise
  • Raindance
  • LearnLinc

CHAPTER 7: FORECASTS AND CONCLUSIONS

  • PERSONALIZED LEARNING WILL BE MORE THE RULE THAN THE EXCEPTION
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT, HIPPA COMPLIANCE WILL BE HOT AREAS
  • OUTSOURCING OF CORPORATE TRAINING OPERATIONS WILL GROW
  • MARKET FOR U.S.-BASED TRAINING FIRMS TO REACH $10.61 BILLION BY 2006

CHAPTER 8: COMPANY PROFILES

  • American Management Association
  • BlessingWhite...............
  • Center for Creative Leadership
  • Centra Software Inc
  • Click2learn
  • Development Dimensions International
  • DigitalThink
  • Docent
  • Element K Corporation
  • ExecuTrain
  • Franklin Covey.
  • GeoLearning
  • Global Knowledge
  • IBM Learning Solutions
  • The Institute for International Research
  • InterWise
  • The Ken Blanchard Companies
  • Kepner-Tregoe Inc
  • KnowledgeNet
  • KnowledgePlanet Inc
  • Learning Tree International
  • MindLeaders
  • New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
  • Novations Group
  • Pathlore
  • PlaceWare
  • Plateau Systems Ltd
  • Productivity Point International
  • RWD Applied Technology Solutions
  • Saba Software Inc
  • SkillSoft
  • Thinq Learning Solutions Inc
  • Thomson Learning Solutions
  • WebEx