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Subject: Size of European Corporate Training Markets
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Asked by: jcpotgieter-ga
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Posted: 22 May 2006 12:47 PDT
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What is the size of the European corporate training market? I would
like the answer broken down into the following categories:

Rest of Europe

What is the size of the UK Sales Training Market as a subset of the
overall corporate training market?

What is the size of the UK Purchasing Training Market as a subset of
the overall corporate training market?

In answering the question above, I would like to have a reference to
where the information was found as I would like to reference this in a
business plan that I am preparing.

Request for Question Clarification by belindalevez-ga on 23 May 2006 12:59 PDT
<I have completed a thorough search for the information you need. I
can provide figures for the UK and European corporate training market
and the UK sales training market. As regards the UK purchashing
training market, these figures are more elusive as the market is
spread over many industry groups. I have found two reports, one that
provides a percentage of what a number of companies in one industry
group are spending on purchasing training and the other gives a
proportion of what a public sector organisation spends on purchasing

Please let me know if this will suffice as an answer.>
Subject: Re: Size of European Corporate Training Markets
Answered By: belindalevez-ga on 28 May 2006 08:34 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
<European corporate training market.


The UK training market will be worth 17.62 billion by the end of 2005.
The market is forecast to reach 18.44 billion by 2010.
Source: Training Market Report 2005.  Research and Markets.

CIPD 2006 survey
Average spend per employee on training is 469  - a fall of 23% in a year.
Spend by sector per employee
Private - 488
Public - 447
Voluntary - 438
Source: CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development)

CIPD 2005 survey.
Training spend and budget
The average size training budget is 621,162 and the average spend per
employee is 607.11 The private sector has the highest spend per
employee at 817.37. Public - 414.43. Not for profit - 432.85.
Training spend declines with organisation size.
50 ?99 employees 738.61 per employee
100-249 employees 599.71
250-499 employees 483.19
500 or more employees 339.35

The average number of days training per employee is 5.8 days.
Public sector ? 6.0 days
Private sector ? 5.8 days
Not for profit ? 5.1 days

Outlook for spending on training.
20% of all training managers expect to see an increase in training
funding over the next year and 23% expect a decrease. In the private
sector 26% expect an increase.

The report gives an analysis of the different training methods used,
elearning, future skill requirements, leadership development
Source CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development).

The UK training market was worth 18.1 billion in 2004.
Source: Key Note.

UK public and private 2003
Private sector spending on training was 17.37 billion in 2003 and
public sector spending was 11.3 billion.
Source: Research and markets

UK public and private 2002
Public sector spending was 18.1 billion.
Source: Research and markets

The UK corporate training market is worth an estimated  17.1 billion.
Source: The elearning and industry and market in Europe. Danish
Technological Institute.

Spending on training by UK businesses was  4.4 billion in 2004. 
Average spending per employee by employers who train was  335.
Average time spent training is 5.9 days per year.
64% of UK establishements trained at least some of their staff in
2004. An estimated 61% of the UK workforce took part in work-related
training given by their employers.
In France frims are legally required to spend 2% of payroll on
training and development.

Sales staff - 52% of employers provide training.
Admin ? 49%.

For managers. 
Financial management ? 50%
Source: Training: who gets it. TUC.

The Labour Force Survey
This survey gives details of the proportion of employers providing
training and what employees are learning.

Corporate training - $66 billion 
Source: Equity research.

The European corporate training market was worth $640 million in 1997
and is forecast to reach $5.3 billion by 2002.
Source: PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

European companies spent  224 million on e-learning projects in 2001
IDC believes that 50% of all corporate training will delivered over
the web within the next three to five years.
Source: e-learning market insight report. David Kay.

The European training market is worth ?750 billion and is similar in
size to the US market.
Source: MedicDat.
Note this figure includes schools training.

The European corporate market for elearning is expected to reach $20
billion by 2008.
Source: Making Lisbon a reality. Elig.

In Germany 20.4 billion Euro was spent on training in 2003.
Two-thirds is paid for by the business community. Federal states pay
for one sixth and federal employment services pay for one sixth.
Source: Vocational Education and Training in Germany. By Rita Sprenger.

Germany ? training market
Corporate training ? 7.6 billion Euro
Public sector training ? 1.7 billion Euro
Federal Labour Agency ? 3.3 billion Euro
Private training ? 6.4 billion Euro
Source: E-Learning in Germany. University of Duisburg -Essen

Vocational training in France.
French employers spend 1.5% of their wage bill on training employers.
Source: Ministere des Affaires Etrangers.

Lifelong learning in Europe
Statistics showing participation in learning and training of those aged 25-64.
Source: Eurostats.

Labour Force Survey
Participation in Education or training of those aged 25-64. This gives
a country by country and gender breakdown of the figures.
Source: Eurostats.
The Global corporate and governmnet training market is valued at over $300 billion.
Source: Merrill Lynch.
UK sales training

Sales and marketing training courses receive 9% of company training budgets.
Source: CIPD
Based on the total training market of 17.62 billion, spending on
sales training is an estimated 1.58 billion.

UK purchasing training
There are a total of 103,174 purchasing personnel in the UK. With
spending of 469 per head, the estimated market size of purchasing
training is 48 million

Purchasing managers ? 31,797
Buyers and purchasing officers ? 71,377
Source: National statistics

This survey gives details of the annual training budget for the
procurement teams in UK universities. The average budget for
purchasing training is 1263.
Source: SUPC

Food service industry.
10% of staff had received training in purchasing and 20% in sales.
Source: Flair Report 2003.

This report gives details of the courses attended by staff at the
University of Leeds.
87 purchasing courses were attended by 471 staff.
11.3% of courses were in purchasing.
Source: University of Leeds. ISS department.

Scotland ? proportion of working age people in employment who received
job related training in the last three months.>


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Request for Answer Clarification by jcpotgieter-ga on 31 May 2006 00:01 PDT
The answer was great. Thank you.

Clarification of Answer by belindalevez-ga on 31 May 2006 12:30 PDT
jcpotgieter-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Well answered - it was also really useful to have the relevant links
included which facilitates clarification.

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