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Learning Management System Market to Reach $38.10 Billion by 2027; High Demand for Online Employee Training Programs to Propel Growth

August 31, 2020 | Information & Technology

The global learning management system (LMS) market is projected to reach USD 38.10 Billion by 2027. The complete shutdown of several educational institutions because of the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic is set to augment the market growth. Besides, in the corporate sector, the rising need of online training programs for employees is set to surge the demand for LMS software solutions. Fortune Business Insights™ mentioned this information in a new study, titled, “Learning Management System (LMS) Market Size, Share & COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Component (Solutions, Services), By Deployment (On-Premise, Cloud), By Enterprise Size (Large Enterprises, Small and Medium Enterprises), By End User (Academic, Corporate), and Regional Forecast, 2020-2027.” The study further states that the market stood at USD 8.76 Billion in 2019. But, it is set to exhibit a CAGR of 19.7% during the forecast period between 2020 to 2027.

Blackboard Inc. Sells its Open LMS business to Learning Technologies Group

In April 2020, Blackboard Inc., an educational technology company headquartered in the U.S. sold its Blackboard Open LMS business to a digital learning and talent management firm called Learning Technologies Group PLC. This would help Blackboard to enhance its business and gain impetus in aiding clients move to its next-generation learning management system named Learn and Ultra. It would further help the company to strengthen and solidify its focus on growth and innovation.

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Rising Investments by Venture Capitalists in EdTech Startups to Aid Growth

One of the most trending businesses across the globe is the development of education-technology. It is further accelerating multiple venture capital firms, especially in the developed countries to invest hefty amounts of money in EdTech startups. Out of all the countries worldwide, the U.S. is considered to invest the highest amount in such technology business. This factor is expected to drive the LMS market growth in the near future.

However, a learner’s expectations have expanded with the introduction to a student-centered education system. It has been further accelerated with the help of innovative technologies, thereby surging the demand for personalized learning experiences. It is quite challenging to create custom LMS software solutions as per the students’ requirements. This factor may hinder growth.

Domestic Players Aim to Enter Market with the Support of Venture Capital Firms

The market consists of numerous renowned companies who are trying to intensify competition by developing new learning management system software solutions to meet the custom and industry-specific requirements. Some of the domestic players are gradually entering the market by gaining the support of venture capital firms.

Fortune Business Insights™ lists out the names of all the learning management system providers operating in the global market. They are as follows:

  • McGraw Hill. (New York, United States)

  • D2L Corporation. (Kitchener, Canada)

  • SAP SE (Walldorf, Germany)

  • Saba Software (Dublin, California, United States)

  • Absorb LMS Software Inc. (Calgary, Alberta, Canada)

  • Blackboard Inc. (Washington, D.C., United States)

  • Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (Santa Monica, California, United States)

  • Oracle Corporation (Redwood City, California, United States)

  • IBM Corporation (Armonk, New York, United States)

  • Paradiso Solutions LLC (Silicon Valley, California, United States)

  • CrossKnowledge (John Wiley & Sons, Inc.) (Suresnes, France)

  • JZero Solutions Ltd (Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom)

  • Edmodo (Mariners Island Blvd, San Mateo, CA, USA)

  • UpsideLMS HR Tech Pvt. Ltd. (Pune, India)

A Significant Industry Development-

  • May 2019: D2L, a provider of learning technology based in Canada unveiled its latest version of the Brightspace learning platform named Indigo. It enables employees to control their learning paths in a competitive economy. Besides, it would allow managers and learning professionals to provide a modern learning experience. Indigo also consists of several other improvements, such as the ability to easily download feedback.

Further Report Findings-

  • North America held USD 3.97 billion in 2019 in terms of revenue and is likely to dominate in the coming years. This growth is attributable to the rising investments in EdTech firms located in Texas, Massachusetts, Washington DC, New York, and California.

  • Asia Pacific is anticipated to be an emerging region for development in the forthcoming years on account of the rising usage of online learning methods in the developing economies, such as Malaysia, Japan, and India.

  • Based on end user, the BFSI sub-segment under the corporate segment held 16.2% learning management system market share in 2019 owing to the increasing demand for a flexible environment to conduct online training.

The global market can be segmented in the following way:



Study Period


Base Year


Forecast Period


Historical Period



  Value (USD Billion)


By Component

  • Solution

  • Services

    • Consulting services

    • Implementation Services

    • Support Services

By Deployment

  • On-Premise

  • Cloud

By Enterprise Size

  • Large Enterprises

  • Small and Medium Enterprises

By End User

  • Academic

    • K-12

    • Higher Education

  • Corporate

    • BFSI

    • IT and Telecommunication

    • Healthcare

    • Retail

    • Manufacturing

    • Government

    • Energy and Utilities

    • Transportation

    • Others (Media and Entertainment, Defense, etc.)

By Region

  • North America (The U.S., and Canada)

  • Europe (The U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Scandinavia, and Rest of Europe)

  • Asia Pacific (China, Japan, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)

  • Middle East & Africa (GCC, South Africa, and Rest of the Middle East & Africa)

  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, and Rest of Latin America)

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