Market upheaval is the norm

Howells, Jan
December 2003
IT Training;Dec2003/Jan2004, p17
Trade Publication
The IT training industry has been turned upside down in the past few months with news of mergers, closures and management reshuffles and there is more to come before the market improves, say analysts. There will be other acquisitions, mergers and casualties over the next six to 12 months. However, the good news is that this is all a natural part of the market maturing and it is nothing to worry about. Many have been struggling and mergers and acquisitions are a good way to remedy that. Colin Gibson, finance and operations director for QA, believes that the industry has been showing all the classic signs of over-capacity that is too many trainers and too many training rooms for demand. INSET: Events.


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