Global E-learning Market 2016-2020

January 20, 2016
This market research report includes a detailed segmentation of the global e-learning market by end user (higher education and K-12) and by component (content, supporting services, and faculty support). It also outlines the market shares for key regions like North America, Europe, APAC, and ROW. The top vendors analyzed in this report are Adobe, Blackboard, Oracle, and SAP.

Market outlook of the global e-learning market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global e-learning market to grow at an impressive CAGR of around 18% by 2020. This market will grow rapidly during the forecast period and will bring about a transformation in the conventional learning methods. Factors such as continuous innovation in e-learning tools, delivery methods, advances in technology, and availability of various virtual communication tools will result in the strong growth of the market during the forecast period.

In this market study, analysts have estimated the North American region to account for more than 55% of the total market share by 2020. The availability of a well-established IT infrastructure in this region will bolster market growth as it will help organizations to implement technologically advanced teaching methodologies in educational institutions.

End-user segmentation of the e-learning market

  • Higher education
  • K-12

Technavio market research analysts have estimated the higher education segment to be the largest market segment during the predicted period. The availability of a wide range of low-cost PG courses online will result in this segment’s impressive market share of more than 65% by 2020.

Component-based segmentation and analysis of the e-learning market

  • Content
  • Supporting services
  • Faculty support

In this market research, analysts have estimated the content segment to account for more than 68% of the total market share by 2020. The augmented demand for content development from professional and vocational program providers will result in this segment’s high market share during the estimated period. Furthermore, with the significant rise in enrollment for online courses in countries such as the US, Germany, and the UK, the demand for content development will increase rapidly.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global e-learning market is characterized by the presence of many international, regional, and local vendors. Extension of service offerings, technological innovations, and an increase in M&A are likely to intensify the level of competition in the market. In this market, the vendors that focus on online content creation, delivery services, as well as software development will gain a competitive edge over their peers during the forecast period.

The leading vendors in the market are -

  • Adobe
  • Blackboard
  • Oracle
  • SAP

Other prominent vendors in the market include Aptara, Articulate, City & Guilds Group, Desire2Learn, Docebo, Edmodo, Educomp, Haiku Learning, N2N Services, Saba Software, Schoology, and Tata Interactive Systems.

Key questions answered in the report include

  • What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020?
  • What are the key factors driving the global e-learning market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global e-learning market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global e-learning market?
  • What are the trending factors influencing market shares of APAC, Europe, North America, and ROW?
  • What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global e-learning market?

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