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Delivery Platforms in the Corporate Training Market 2008-2009

As technology evolves, so too does corporate training - particularly how training is delivered in professional environments.

  • Which delivery platforms are most effective?
  • Do certain industries tend toward one platform over another?
  • Is traditional classroom training headed for extinction?

These are just several questions answered in Delivery Platforms in the Corporate Training Market 2008-2009.

From LMS systems to live virtual classrooms to blended training product and services, Delivery Platforms in the Corporate Training Market 2008-2009 covers it all. Gain a clear understanding of which platforms are most lucrative for training providers among U.S. businesses in leading verticals today, and learn which delivery platforms are forecast to grow most rapidly in the next three years.


  • Methodology
  • Executive Summary
  • Overview of the Corporate Training Market
    • Introduction
    • Soft Skills Training Dominates the Market, Leadership Is Top Priority
      • Table Civilian Labor Force, 2007 (in 000)
    • Training Industry Remains Stable, but Vulnerable to Recession
    • Informa Leads Training List in 2008 with Projected Revenue of $1.4B
      • Table Worldwide Sales of Top 10 U.S. Corporate Training Companies, 2006-2008P ($ in 000)
    • Training Stocks Down 10.4% in First Nine Months of 2008
      • Table Performance of Public Training Company Stocks, Jan. 2 - Sept. 2, 2008
  • Instructor-Led Training
    • Introduction
    • ILT Remains Top Delivery Platform Despite E-Learning Growth
      • Table Average Percentage of Learning Hours Available via Different Delivery Methods
    • Workforce Expands, Managerial Jobs Grow Through 2016
      • Table Civilian Labor Force, 1996, 2006 and Projected 2016 (Ages 16 and older; in 000)
      • Table Changes in Management/Executive Employment, 2006-2016 (in 000)
    • IT Skills on the Rise Include Those for Communications-Based Titles
      • Table IT Skills in Demand, Q4 2008
    • Sales Well Suited for ILT Delivery; Measurement Is Key
  • Learning Management Systems
    • Introduction
    • Diverse Companies Report Cost Savings, Rapid Learning via LMS
      • Table LMS Success Stories
    • SaaS, Talent Management Suites Drive Growth in LMS Market
    • SumTotal, Saba Lead LMS Market; OutStart Merger Boosts Ranking
      • Table Leading LMS Provider Offerings
  • Web-Based Training
    • Introduction
      • Table New Online Training Products Launched in 2008
    • Training Vendors Launch Several New Online Products in 2008
    • Virtual Classrooms Offer Live Interaction, Dynamic Content
    • Web Conferencing Impervious to Recession Due to Cost Savings
      • Table Top Benefits to Using Microsoft Live Meeting
  • Alternative/Mobile Training
    • Introduction
    • Available Jobs Shrinking; Vendors Support Collaborative Learning
    • Various Industries Turning to Handheld Devices for Training
    • Mzinga Acquires Prospero, Advances Business Social Media Plans
  • Forecasts and Conclusions
    • Training Delivery Continues to Move Online Through 2011
      • Table Delivery Platform Segment Shares, 2008-2011P
    • ILT to Account for Majority of Delivery Market Through 2011
  • Who's Who
    • American Management Association
    • Blackboard
      • Center for Creative Leadership
      • Cornerstone OnDemand
      • Dale Carnegie & Associates
      • Element K
      • Envysion
      • ExecuTrain
      • Franklin Covey
      • GeoLearning
      • Global Knowledge
      • iLinc
      • Informa
      • Intrepid Learning Solutions
      • Ken Blanchard Cos.
      • Learn.com
      • Learning Tree International
      • Microsoft Live Meeting
      • Mzinga
      • New Horizons Worldwide
      • OutStart
      • Plateau Systems
      • The Richardson Co.
      • Saba Software Inc.
      • SkillSoft
      • Splash Media
      • SumTotal Systems

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