Online Program Managers

Online degrees are one of the fastest growing areas of higher education. OPM providers help universities build, recruit for and deliver online programs. Revenue share is the dominant model with fee for service and hybrid relationships growing. 60+ operators in a $3B+ market growing at 17%.

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6 key themes from the Higher Education Digital Transformation Webinar Series

Explore key topics, event recordings and summaries from our deep dive into Digital Transformation in Higher Education.

109 new University Partnerships with OPMs, Bootcamps and Pathways in Q1 2021

Universities around the world are accelerating their adoption of Academic Public-Private Partnerships.

Coursera and 300+ Global Education IPOs

Coursera made its market debut on the New York Stock Exchange late March through an IPO and is now trading under the ticker symbol “COUR.” The company raised $520M and closed it’s first day of trading with a $5.9 billion market cap.

Mapping University Partnerships

A global view of OPMs, MOOCs and Bootcamps and the Academic PPP Landscape.

Global OPM and OPX Market to reach $13.3B by 2025

The US OPX market will double by 2025. International markets will see almost 4x growth.

Micro and Alternative Credentials. Size, Shape and Scenarios – Part 1

Four Scenarios and the $10B Micro and Alternative Credential Market

Understanding Digital Transformation in Higher Education

HolonIQ recently launched a new webinar series focusing on Higher Education Digital Transformation. The series explores the new models, technologies and partnerships emerging in the sector and brings together a growing global network to discuss the future shape of higher education.

1,377 University Partnerships. OPM & Bootcamp PPPs.

450+ US Universities and over 300 International Institutions have collectively established 1,377 partnerships with an OPM, Bootcamp or International Pathway to innovate core business and accelerate growth.

6 webinars to explain the rapidly transforming higher education market

HolonIQ’s Higher Education Digital Transformation Webinar Series

Benchmarking Digital Reach in Global EdTech

EdTech Digital Reach doubled over the last 3 years. MOOC’s nearly achieved 4x growth.

770 Universities. 200 OPMs, Bootcamps and Pathways.

Thirty plus years of public-private partnerships are the foundation of a broad University partnership ecosystem supporting institutional objectives and innovation of the higher education model.

79% Growth in OPM+ Partnerships. 1000+ University Partnerships Since 2000.

2020 will see almost 300 new University-OPX Partnerships, almost doubling the 2019 numbers as higher education accelerates its move to online learning, bringing the total number of partnerships today to over 1,000.

2.5x Global MOOC Web Traffic

MOOC’s digital reach just grew 2.5x, up 300 million monthly visits globally, as isolated learners seek immediate solutions to their knowledge and skills needs amid a rapidly-evolving work landscape.

$74B Online Degree Market in 2025, up from $36B in 2019.

Pre COVID-19, the online degree market was one of the fastest-growing segments of global higher education. A $74B Online Degree Market in 2025 sounds like a lot, but not compared to Global Higher Education, today a $2.2T global industry. Online Degrees would still represent less than 4% of the Global Higher Education Market at these levels.

The $7B Global OPM and Academic PPP Market

OPMs, Pathways, Bootcamps and now ‘Education-as-a-Benefit’. Academic Program Focused Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in Higher Education are growing rapidly and COVID-19 will only accelerate this 30 year trend.

OPX capability assessment identifies emerging combinations.

The HolonIQ OPM Capability Framework identifies six main types of OPX service bundles, with some interesting new combinations emerging.

OPM, meet OPX. New models and the $3.5B+ global online higher education services market

Part 2. Launching our 4,900+ OPM Program dataset, sizing up the new $3.5B+ OPX category and sharing our Open Source OPX Capability Framework.

Online Higher Education. Hyper Fragmentation and the US Post Secondary Market

By the time we reach 2025, more than 1 billion people on earth will have attained a post-secondary qualification throughout their lifetimes.

Q1 2019 Global Education Executive Brief

$2B of EdTech Venture Capital was invested globally, $5B+ of education M&A, education stocks gained $30B of market cap

Future of the OPM. Four Scenarios Later.

Hundreds of industry experts assessed the likelihood and expressed their preferences about the future of the OPM model.

The Anatomy of an OPM and a $7.7B Market in 2025

Part 1. Deconstructing the Online Program Management Model. How we got here, where it’s at and where it might head.