Global Soft Skills Training Market 2016-2020
About Soft Skills Training
Soft skills can be broadly categorized under three segments: character, interpersonal skills, and critical and creative thinking. Soft skills play a crucial role in enabling individuals to communicate effectively, manage a team with good interpersonal skills, and solve problems. Therefore, apart from training students and employees in technical skills, organizations and education institutions are using their discretionary budget to train them in soft skills.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global soft skills training market to grow at a CAGR of 9.54% during the period 2016-2020.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global soft skills training market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated by vendors providing soft skills training solutions.
The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Soft Skills Training Market 2016-2020
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global soft skills training market: Articulate, Pearson, Skillsoft, and VitalSmarts.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Computer Generated Solutions, Desire2Learn, Global Training Solutions, Interaction Associates, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, NIIT, QA, Tata Interactive Systems, and Wilson Learning Worldwide.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “A growing number of organizations are incorporating social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn into their learning environments. Through social networks, employees are engaged in informal learning options such as blogs, wikis, and discussion forums that are considered as effective training tools. The use of social media is growing in large organizations, as it provides employees a chance to engage in active and collaborative learning.”
According to the report, educational institutions, especially higher education, are laying stronger emphasis on collaborative learning that is accelerated due to the availability of new learning models within the overall e-learning framework. Collaborative learning enables students to improve a multi-dimensional skillset that consists of hard skills and soft skills.
Further, the report states that companies and institutions that are organizing training sessions for their employees or students are finding it difficult to measure the achievement of training objectives. Despite the emergence of various technologically advanced measurement and assessment tools, organizations still struggle to measure the effectiveness of certain necessary training programs.
Articulate, Pearson, Skillsoft, VitalSmarts, Computer Generated Solutions, Desire2Learn, Global Training Solutions, Interaction Associates, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, NIIT, QA, Tata Interactive Systems, Wilson Learning Worldwide.