Home > Media & Technology > Information Technology > IT Applications > Corporate E-learning Market

Corporate E-learning Market Size - By Technology (Online, Learning Management System (LMS), Mobile, Rapid E-learning, Virtual Classroom), Provider (Service, Content), Organization Size (SMEs, Large Enterprises), Deployment, Application & Forecast, 2023 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI5262
  • Published Date: Sep 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Corporate E-learning Market Size

Corporate E-learning Market size was valued at USD 141.2 billion in 2022 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 15.5% between 2023 and 2032. The growing shift toward digital learning is a major factor driving the market growth. As businesses increasingly recognize the benefits of online training, they are investing in e-learning solutions to adapt to the digital age. This trend facilitates cost-effective, scalable, and flexible training, enabling employees to access learning materials from anywhere. With the ongoing emphasis on remote work and the need for continuous upskilling, the market experiences substantial growth as organizations leverage digital learning to enhance workforce capabilities and stay competitive in today's rapidly evolving business landscape.


Corporate E-learning Market

The rising demand for cost-efficient options is significantly driving the corporate e-learning market demand. Organizations seek cost-effective training solutions that reduce expenditures associated with traditional in-person training such as travel, venue rentals, and printed materials. E-learning offers a budget-friendly alternative, allowing companies to allocate resources more efficiently, scale training programs, and reach a larger workforce, thus fueling market expansion as businesses increasingly prioritize cost-efficient training solutions.


Measuring the effectiveness of e-learning programs poses a challenge as traditional metrics such as completion rates do not always reflect true learning outcomes. To address this, organizations can implement more comprehensive evaluation methods. This includes pre & post-training assessments, feedback surveys, and tracking key performance indicators tied to learning objectives. Learning analytics tools and data-driven insights can provide a more accurate picture of how e-learning impacts employee performance & business goals, helping organizations make informed decisions to improve the effectiveness of their programs.


COVID-19 Impact

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the corporate e-learning market as lockdowns and remote work necessitated a rapid shift to online training. Businesses needed to train and upskill employees remotely, creating a surge in the demand for e-learning solutions. The pandemic highlighted the importance of flexible, accessible & scalable training methods, propelling the adoption of corporate e-learning as an essential tool for workforce development, cost-efficiency, and business continuity during challenging times.


Corporate E-learning Market Trends

Microlearning is an emerging trend in the corporate e-learning industry owing to its efficiency and alignment with modern work patterns. With employees often having limited time for training, microlearning offers bite-sized lessons that can be consumed in short intervals. It suits the on-the-go workforce, enhancing engagement and knowledge retention. Moreover, it aligns with the trend toward mobile learning, making it easily accessible via smartphones or tablets. The flexibility and effectiveness of microlearning are driving its adoption in corporate e-learning.


The adoption of AI & ML is an ongoing trend in the corporate e-learning market. AI analyzes learner data to provide personalized content recommendations, ensuring employees receive relevant training. ML algorithms assess learner performance and adapt content, accordingly, optimizing engagement & knowledge retention.

Additionally, AI-driven content creation tools automate course development, reducing production time & costs. As organizations increasingly prioritize tailored, efficient, and data-driven learning experiences, the integration of AI & ML continues to evolve as a prominent trend in the corporate e-learning landscape. For instance, in March 2023, Adobe launched Firefly generative AI tools, which enable e-learning content creators to generate images easily, enhancing the visual quality of training modules and making them more effective in conveying information & engaging learners.


Corporate E-learning Market Analysis

Corporate E-learning Market Revenue, By Technology, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

The corporate e-learning market from online e-learning segment is poised to expand at a CAGR of around 13% during the forecast period, driven by the increasing availability of high-speed internet, the proliferation of mobile devices, and user-friendly Learning Management Systems (LMS). The flexibility, accessibility, and cost-efficiency of online e-learning make it an attractive choice for organizations aiming to train remote or dispersed workforces, fostering a conducive environment for its continued expansion in the corporate e-learning landscape.

Corporate E-learning Market Share, By Provider, 2022

The corporate e-learning market from content segment reached USD 82 billion revenue in 2022. The content segment, comprising off-the-shelf courses and bespoke courses, will witness growth during the forecast period. Off-the-shelf courses offer a quick & cost-effective solution, appealing to businesses seeking standardized content. Meanwhile, bespoke courses, tailored to specific organizational needs, are in demand for personalized training. Providers who offer both options cater to a wider audience, allowing organizations to strike a balance between convenience & customization. This dual approach aligns with the evolving preferences of businesses aiming to optimize their e-learning initiatives, driving growth in this segment.

 U.S. Corporate E-learning Market Revenue, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

North America corporate e-learning market accounted for 35% of revenue share in 2022. The region's strong technology infrastructure, large & diverse business landscape, and high adoption rate of digital solutions contribute to its growth. Additionally, the ongoing trend of remote work and a need for continuous upskilling in the rapidly changing business environment are driving the demand for e-learning solutions. With businesses recognizing the value of online training, North America is poised to remain a prominent & expanding market for corporate e-learning. Various organizations are collaborating to adopt digital transformation.


For instance, in May 2023, Infosys, a global IT services company, partnered with Adobe Inc. to enhance the digital skills of its workforce. This collaboration will focus on upskilling employees in digital marketing, creative design, and content management to better serve clients & adapt to the evolving digital landscape.


Corporate E-learning Market Share

Major companies operating in the corporate e-learning market are

  • Linkedin
  • Oracle
  • Adobe
  • SAP SE
  • Cisco
  • Mintra
  • Udemy
  • Citrix
  • Cegos
  • Cornerstone
  • Crossknowledge
  • Hive Learning
  • Infopro
  • Intuition
  • Kallidus Ltd.
  • Kineo
  • Learning Pool
  • Learning technologies
  • Media Zoo

Corporate E-learning Industry News

  • In April 2023, Udemy, a prominent online learning platform, introduced Udemy IR Access, an investor engagement initiative, that aims to offer investors valuable insights into the company through digital channels including an investor relations blog & informative video content.

This corporate e-learning market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

Click here to Buy Section of this Report

Market, By Technology

  • Online e-learning
  • Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Mobile e-learning
  • Rapid e-learning
  • Virtual classroom
  • Others

Market, By Provider

  • Service
  • Content
    • Off-the-shelf courses
    • Bespoke courses

Market, By Organization Size

  • SMEs
  • Large enterprises

Market, By Deployment

  • Cloud-based
  • On-premises

Market, By Application

  • Employee onboarding
  • Compliance training
  • Skill enhancement & upskilling
  • Sales & customer service training
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Singapore
    • Australia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
    • Chile
    • Colombia
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • South Africa
    • Kenya
    • Ghana


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of corporate e-learning reached USD 141.2 billion in 2022 and is set to register over 15.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to the growing shift towards digital learning and the rising investments in e-learning solutions worldwide.

The online technology segment is expected to register 13% CAGR through 2032, on account of the increasing availability of high-speed internet, and the rapid proliferation of mobile devices, and user-friendly learning management systems (LMS).

North America held over 35% of the market share in 2022, owing to the strong technology infrastructure, large & diverse business landscape, and high adoption rate of digital solutions in the region.

Linkedin, Oracle, Adobe, SAP SE, Cisco, Mintra, Udemy, Citrix, Cegos, Cornerstone, Crossknowledge, Hive Learning, Infopro, Intuition, Kallidus Ltd., Kineo, Learning Pool, Learning technologies, and Media Zoo. are some of the major corporate e-learning companies worldwide.

Corporate E-learning Market Scope

Buy Now

Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 22
  • Tables & Figures: 433
  • Countries covered: 23
  • Pages: 310
 Download PDF