Global Soft Skills Training Market 2023-2027

Global Soft Skills Training Market 2023-2027

Technavio has been monitoring the soft skills training market and it is poised to grow by $119.22 bn during 2023-2027, accelerating at a CAGR of 34.62% during the forecast period. Our report on the soft skills training market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the emergence of cost-effective e-learning training modules, the rising benefits of soft skills training, and expanding SMB sector.

Technavio's soft skills training market is segmented as below:

By End-user

  • Corporate
  • Academic
By Delivery Mode
  • Offline
  • Online
By Geographical Landscape
  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • South America
  • Middle East and Africa
This study identifies the gamification of content as one of the prime reasons driving the soft skills training market growth during the next few years. Also, the increasing popularity of mobile technologies and increased focus on blended learning will lead to sizable demand in the market.

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by the way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters. Our report on the soft skills training market covers the following areas:
  • Soft skills training market sizing
  • Soft skills training market forecast
  • Soft skills training market industry analysis
Technavio's robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading soft skills training market vendors that include Articulate Global Inc., Computer Generated Solutions Inc., CoreAxis, Coursera Inc., Crucial Learning, D2L Corp., edX LLC, Global Training Solutions Inc., GoSkills Ltd., Health and Safety Institute Inc., Interaction Associates Inc., MPS Ltd., New Horizons Computer Learning Centers Inc., NIIT Ltd, SGS SA, Skillsoft Corp., Udacity Inc., Udemy Inc., Wilson Learning Worldwide Inc., and Pearson Plc. Also, the soft skills training market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage all forthcoming growth opportunities.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to an analysis of the key vendors.

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by the way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters such as profit, pricing, competition, and promotions. It presents various market facets by identifying the key industry influencers. The data presented is comprehensive, reliable, and a result of extensive research - both primary and secondary. Technavio's market research reports provide a complete competitive landscape and an in-depth vendor selection methodology and analysis using qualitative and quantitative research to forecast accurate market growth.


  • Executive Summary
    • Market overview
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Market Overview
      • Table Executive Summary – Data Table on Market Overview
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Global Market Characteristics
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Market by Geography
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Market Segmentation by End-user
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Market Segmentation by Delivery Mode
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Incremental Growth
      • Table Executive Summary – Data Table on Incremental Growth
      • Table Executive Summary – Chart on Vendor Market Positioning
  • Market Landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Market Characteristics
  • Market Sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Offerings of vendors included in the market definition
    • Market segment analysis
      • Table Market segments
    • Market size 2022
    • Market outlook: Forecast for 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Global - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Global - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Global Market: Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Global Market: Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
  • Historic Market Size
    • Global soft skills training market 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – Data table on global soft skills training market 2017 - 2021 ($ billion)
    • End-user Segment Analysis 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – End-user Segment 2017 - 2021 ($ billion)
    • Delivery Mode Segment Analysis 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – Delivery Mode Segment 2017 - 2021 ($ billion)
    • Geography Segment Analysis 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – Geography Segment 2017 - 2021 ($ billion)
    • Country Segment Analysis 2017 - 2021
      • Table Historic Market Size – Country Segment 2017 - 2021 ($ billion)
  • Five Forces Analysis
    • Five forces summary
      • Table Five forces analysis - Comparison between 2022 and 2027
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Chart on Bargaining power of buyers – Impact of key factors 2022 and 2027
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers – Impact of key factors in 2022 and 2027
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants – Impact of key factors in 2022 and 2027
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes – Impact of key factors in 2022 and 2027
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry – Impact of key factors in 2022 and 2027
    • Market condition
      • Table Chart on Market condition - Five forces 2022 and 2027
  • Market Segmentation by End-user
    • Market segments
      • Table Chart on End-user - Market share 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on End-user - Market share 2022-2027 (%)
    • Comparison by End-user
      • Table Chart on Comparison by End-user
      • Table Data Table on Comparison by End-user
    • Corporate - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Corporate - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Corporate - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Corporate - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Corporate - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Academic - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Academic - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Academic - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Academic - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Academic - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Market opportunity by End-user
      • Table Market opportunity by End-user ($ billion)
  • Market Segmentation by Delivery Mode
    • Market segments
      • Table Chart on Delivery Mode - Market share 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Delivery Mode - Market share 2022-2027 (%)
    • Comparison by Delivery Mode
      • Table Chart on Comparison by Delivery Mode
      • Table Data Table on Comparison by Delivery Mode
    • Offline - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Offline - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Offline - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Offline - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Offline - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Online - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Online - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Online - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Online - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Online - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Market opportunity by Delivery Mode
      • Table Market opportunity by Delivery Mode ($ billion)
  • Customer Landscape
    • Customer landscape overview
      • Table Analysis of price sensitivity, lifecycle, customer purchase basket, adoption rates, and purchase criteria
  • Geographic Landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Chart on Market share by geography 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Market share by geography 2022-2027 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Chart on Geographic comparison
      • Table Data Table on Geographic comparison
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on North America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on North America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on North America - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on North America - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Europe - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Europe - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Europe - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Europe - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on APAC - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on APAC - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on APAC - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on APAC - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on South America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on South America - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on South America - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on South America - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2022- 2027
      • Table Chart on Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Middle East and Africa - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Middle East and Africa - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • US - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on US - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on US - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on US - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on US - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Germany - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Germany - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Germany - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Germany - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Germany - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • UK - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on UK - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on UK - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on UK - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on UK - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Japan - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Japan - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Japan - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Japan - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Japan - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Canada - Market size and forecast 2022-2027
      • Table Chart on Canada - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Data Table on Canada - Market size and forecast 2022-2027 ($ billion)
      • Table Chart on Canada - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Canada - Year-over-year growth 2022-2027 (%)
    • Market opportunity by geography
      • Table Market opportunity by geography ($ billion)
  • Drivers, Challenges, and Trends
    • Market drivers
      • Emergence of cost-effective e-learning training modules
      • Rising benefits of soft skills training
      • Expanding SMB sector
    • Market challenges
      • Limited demand from developing economies
      • Lack of effective metrics
      • Poor completion rates of soft skill learning courses
    • Impact of drivers and challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges in 2022 and 2027
    • Market trends
      • Gamification of content
      • Increasing popularity of mobile technologies
      • Increased focus on blended learning
  • Vendor Landscape
    • Overview
    • Vendor landscape
      • Table Overview on Criticality of inputs and Factors of differentiation
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Overview on factors of disruption
    • Industry risks
      • Table Impact of key risks on business
  • Vendor Analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Matrix on vendor position and classification
    • Articulate Global Inc.
      • Table Articulate Global Inc. - Overview
      • Table Articulate Global Inc. - Product / Service
      • Table Articulate Global Inc. - Key offerings
    • Computer Generated Solutions Inc.
      • Table Computer Generated Solutions Inc. - Overview
      • Table Computer Generated Solutions Inc. - Product / Service
      • Table Computer Generated Solutions Inc. - Key offerings
    • Coursera Inc.
      • Table Coursera Inc. - Overview
      • Table Coursera Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Coursera Inc. - Key news
      • Table Coursera Inc. - Key offerings
      • Table Coursera Inc. - Segment focus
    • Crucial Learning
      • Table Crucial Learning - Overview
      • Table Crucial Learning - Product / Service
      • Table Crucial Learning - Key offerings
    • D2L Corp.
      • Table D2L Corp. - Overview
      • Table D2L Corp. - Product / Service
      • Table D2L Corp. - Key news
      • Table D2L Corp. - Key offerings
    • edX LLC
      • Table edX LLC - Overview
      • Table edX LLC - Product / Service
      • Table edX LLC - Key offerings
    • Global Training Solutions Inc.
      • Table Global Training Solutions Inc. - Overview
      • Table Global Training Solutions Inc. - Product / Service
      • Table Global Training Solutions Inc. - Key offerings
    • Health and Safety Institute Inc.
      • Table Health and Safety Institute Inc. - Overview
      • Table Health and Safety Institute Inc. - Product / Service
      • Table Health and Safety Institute Inc. - Key offerings
    • MPS Ltd.
      • Table MPS Ltd. - Overview
      • Table MPS Ltd. - Product / Service
      • Table MPS Ltd. - Key offerings
    • NIIT Ltd
      • Table NIIT Ltd - Overview
      • Table NIIT Ltd - Product / Service
      • Table NIIT Ltd - Key news
      • Table NIIT Ltd - Key offerings
    • Pearson Plc
      • Table Pearson Plc - Overview
      • Table Pearson Plc - Business segments
      • Table Pearson Plc - Key news
      • Table Pearson Plc - Key offerings
      • Table Pearson Plc - Segment focus
    • SGS SA
      • Table SGS SA - Overview
      • Table SGS SA - Business segments
      • Table SGS SA - Key offerings
      • Table SGS SA - Segment focus
    • Skillsoft Corp.
      • Table Skillsoft Corp. - Overview
      • Table Skillsoft Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Skillsoft Corp. - Key offerings
      • Table Skillsoft Corp. - Segment focus
    • Udacity Inc.
      • Table Udacity Inc. - Overview
      • Table Udacity Inc. - Product / Service
      • Table Udacity Inc. - Key news
      • Table Udacity Inc. - Key offerings
    • Udemy Inc.
      • Table Udemy Inc. - Overview
      • Table Udemy Inc. - Product / Service
      • Table Udemy Inc. - Key news
      • Table Udemy Inc. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Scope of the report
      • Market definition
      • Objectives
      • Notes and caveats
    • Inclusions and exclusions checklist
      • Table Inclusions checklist
      • Table Exclusions checklist
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
      • Table Currency conversion rates for US$
    • Research methodology
      • Table Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
      • Table Information sources
    • List of abbreviations
      • Table List of abbreviations

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