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Soft Skills Training Market in Europe 2017-2021

Soft Skills Training Market in Europe 2017-2021

About soft skills training

The growing need for skill development is driving the global soft skills training market. As companies are expanding their businesses, they are facing global and regional competition. The surge in the competition levels has led educational institutions and companies to adopt training programs for students and employees. As learning models evolve and diversity of learners increase, a growing number of educational institutions are allotting more time and resources to enhance the soft skills of students.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the soft skills training market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 33.46% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the soft skills training market in Europe for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated by vendors providing soft skills training solutions through traditional as well as online platforms have been considered.

Technavio's report, Soft Skills Training Market in Europe 2017-2021, 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

  • City & Guilds Kineo
  • GP Strategies
  • NIIT
  • Skillsoft
Other prominent vendors
  • Articulate
  • CGS
  • D2L
  • Global Training Solutions
  • Interaction Associates
  • New Horizons
  • QA Limited
  • Wilson Learning
Market driver
  • Collaborative learning methods
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Credibility issues
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Training through social collaboration tools
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 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?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Soft skills training market in Europe 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Soft skills training market in Europe by end-user
      • Table Soft skills training market in Europe by end-user
    • Corporate
      • Table Soft skills training market in Europe by corporate 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Institutions
      • Table Soft skills training market in Europe by institutions 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Soft skills training market in Europe by geography
      • Table Soft skills training market in Europe by geography
    • Soft skills training market in Western Europe
      • Table Soft skills training market in Western Europe 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Soft skills training market in Nordic countries
      • Table Soft skills training market in Nordic countries 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Soft skills training market in Southern Europe
      • Table Soft skills training market in Southern Europe 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Soft skills training market in Central and Eastern Europe
      • Table Soft skills training market in Central and Eastern Europe 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Collaborative learning methods
    • Digital badges increase credibility of soft skills training
    • Need for better talent management
    • Mobile platform for training delivery
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Credibility issues
    • Increase in vendor competition
    • Inadequate analysis of requirements
    • Absence of effective measurement tools
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Training through social collaboration tools
    • Cloud-based m-learning
    • Analytics in soft skills training practices
    • Improved traction of BYOD
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Competitive benchmarking
      • Table Vendor analysis
    • Growth strategy
      • Table Key vendors - strategic initiatives overview
  • Key vendor analysis
    • City & Guilds Kineo
      • Table City & Guilds Kineo: Service offerings
    • GP Strategies
      • Table GP Strategies: Solution offerings
    • NIIT
    • Skillsoft
      • Table Skillsoft: Solution segmentation
  • Other prominent vendors
    • Articulate
    • CGS
    • D2L
    • Global Training Solutions
    • Interaction Associates
    • New Horizons
    • QA Limited
    • Wilson Learning
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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