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Global Self-Paced E-Learning Market 2016-2020

About the Self-Paced E-Learning Market

In self-paced e-learning students have complete control over the pace of studying, rendering it convenient. In this method of learning there are no time and place constraints. Students have flexible courses and assignment completion dates. Self-paced e-learning consists of standard packaged content and other related services, such as audio or video tutorials and classroom programs. These are either delivered independently to learners, wherein the learner accesses the course at their flexibility or through the guidance of faculty.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global self-paced e-learning market to grow at a CAGR of 2.32% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global self-paced e-learning market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated through the sales of self-paced e-learning courses and related services for a fee or through subscription to individual learners. The following products were considered while calculating the revenue generated in the market:

  • Content
  • Services
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Self-Paced E-Learning Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • 2U
  • Blackboard
  • NIIT
  • Pearson
Other prominent vendors
  • Allen Interactions
  • Aptara
  • Cisco Systems
  • City & Guilds
  • Desire2Learn
  • GP Strategies
  • N2N Services
  • Saba Software
  • Tata Interactive Systems
Market driver
  • Rise in enrollment rate in online classes
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Lack of differentiation of products
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Skill development requirement
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this 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 key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Self-Paced E-Learning Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global self-paced e-learning market: 2U, Blackboard, NIIT, and Pearson.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Allen Interactions, Aptara, Articulate, Cisco Systems, City & Guilds, Desire2Learn, GP Strategies, N2N Services, Saba Software, and Tata Interactive Systems.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend that is boosting market growth is the need to develop skills. With globalization, there has been an increase in competition among corporates worldwide. In such situations, it has become essential for employees to gain competitive advantage through enhanced skills. Employees are identifying the skill requirements for their respective jobs and taking up self-paced e-learning courses beyond their regular professional commitments. For students, these courses increase their employability prospects. As such needs are in the limelight, self-paced e-learning solution providers are focusing on providing courses that are specific to an industry.”

According to the report, a key growth driver is the rise in online enrollment. According to the US Department of Education, a majority of school districts currently have students taking general classes, related to k-12 courses, that include distance-learning solutions. Over 70% of these districts plan to expand the number of courses they offer to their students. Close to 95% of all high schools in the US have students enrolled in a distance or online course. Various states of the country, such as Ohio, should spend more than $550 million on online charter schools until 2018. Other than K-12 education, higher education institutes have also seen an increase in online enrollments.

Further, the report states that one challenge that could hamper market growth is a lack of differentiation in products. Numerous LMS suppliers are present in the market competing with essentially the same product.

Companies Mentioned

Cegos, Macmillan Learning, Pearson Education, and Skillsoft, Atomic Training, Cisco Systems, City & Guilds Group, DuPont Sustainable Solutions, eJ4, GP Strategies, Harvard Business Publishing, Inspired eLearning, LearnSmart, NIIT, Premier IT, Vado, Vivid Learning Systems, Vubiz, Yukon Learning.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Global e-learning market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by learning methodologies
    • Global self-paced e-learning market by learning methodologies
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by learning methodologies 2015
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by learning methodologies 2020
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by learning methodologies 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by learning methodologies 2015-2020
    • Global self-paced e-learning market by blended learning
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by blended learning ($ billions)
    • Global self-paced e-learning market by synchronous learning
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by synchronous learning 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Global self-paced e-learning market by asynchronous market
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by asynchronous learning ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by product
    • Global self-paced e-learning market by product
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by product 2015
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by learning product 2020
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by product 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by product 2015-2020
    • Global self-paced e-learning market by services
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by services ($ billions)
    • Global self-paced e-learning market by content
      • Table Global self-paced e-learning market by content 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Geographical segmentation of global self-paced e-learning market
      • Table Geographical segmentation of global self-paced e-learning market 2015
      • Table Geographical segmentation of global self-paced e-learning market 2020
      • Table Geographical segmentation of global self-paced e-learning market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation of global self-paced e-learning market 2015-2020
    • Self-paced e-learning market in Americas
      • Table Self-paced learning in Americas 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Self-paced learning in Americas 2015
    • Self-paced e-learning market in EMEA
      • Table Self-paced learning market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ billions)
      • Table Self-paced learning in EMEA 2015
    • Self-paced e-learning market in APAC
      • Table Self-paced e-learning market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Rise in enrollment in online classes
      • Table Virtual schools market in the US 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • New educational policies by governments in APAC
    • Increase in demand for language learning products
      • Table Global online language learning market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Improved digitalization and provision of e-learning content
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Lack of differentiation of products
    • Growing threat from MOOCs and general purpose solutions
    • High drop-out rates
    • Reliability and quality issues with content delivered
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Skill development requirement
    • User-friendly web conferencing solutions
    • Improved adoption rate of blended learning
    • Emergence of m-education
      • Table Global m-education market 2016-2020 ($ billions)
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive landscape
    • Market vendor analysis
  • Key vendor analysis
    • 2U
      • Table 2U: Key partners
    • Blackboard
      • Table Blackboard: Business segmentation
    • NIIT
      • Table NIIT: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Pearson
      • Table Virtual learning products
      • Table Platforms
      • Table Learning platforms
      • Table Course resources and content
      • Table Solutions and services
      • Table Solutions and services
  • Other prominent vendors
    • Allen Interactions
    • Aptara
    • Articulate
    • Cisco Systems
    • City & Guilds
    • Desire2Learn
    • GP Strategies
    • N2N Services
    • Saba Software
    • Tata Interactive Systems
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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