MOOC or Massive Open Online Courses are online educational courses which can be accessed by unlimited number of students. These are provided by private companies, non-profit organizations, government institutions and universities across the world. While most of them are paid, non-paid courses are also present in large number. The paid courses also cost only a fraction of the offline course but sometimes offer credits and certificates as a normal university would on completion of the course.
A wide range of subjects are covered under these courses and flexibility with respect to attending online classes, taking tests and duration of the course increased the demand in recent times. The ecosystem for this market involves the software, service providers, tutor expenses, hardware expenditure, and course content licensing expenses, payment gateway provider and CDNs. The global MOOC market is expected to grow from around $90m in 2013 to around $255m in 2018.
The report describes the MOOC Ecosystem market by players, modules and geography. High level analysis about the MOOC Ecosystem product costs, strategies, future opportunities along with the business landscape analysis of key market players are focused in the report.
Competitive landscape for each of the product types is highlighted and market players are profiled with attributes of company overview, financial overview, business strategies, product portfolio and recent developments. Market shares of the key players for 2012 are provided. Sample Companies Profiled in this Report are:
- Khan Academy,