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Get Certified By The Florida VRMA As A Vacation Rental Manager

For Vacation Rental owners and managers seeking a new MBA - Vacation Rental Manager Certification. Welcome! This is your first step towards acquiring and displaying your credentials in this fast paced hospitality industry. 

All owners and managers seeking a Vacation Rental Certification must complete the pre -requisite course of DBPR Licensing. This course is worth 5 credits towards a certificate. 

Catch up on the recent webinars here:
Licensing Basics For DBPRWebinar 
Insurance Basics Webinar
Service Animals and the Law Webinar
Removing Guests from the Home Webinar
Guest Services Webinar
Human Trafficking Awareness (this becomes law Jan 2021 and is mandatory training) Test follows the course, allow 2 hours for this training and testing, send us a copy of your final certificate to gain 5 credits towards certification. Start Now 

All courses are 3 credits each and cost $10 per course except the DBPR course and Human Trafficking course which is FREE to all members and worth 5 credits each. 

Once you watch the training webinars above email and we will send you the testing link. Just let us know in the email what test you are ready to take. 

A basic MBA Certification is 32 total credits and 50 Credits for the MBA Pro Certification. 
A company can be certified if they have the company principal and one other management level employees certified. 

Upon completion of the required credits, the individual or the company will receive a plaque and certificate for their completion and also an e-badge to display on a website or email signature. 

For Presenters of Vacation rental certification content

The Vacation Rental Manager MBA program started in November of 2018. We are always seeking industry presenters for various topics.

The Florida VRMA working with Valencia College and various industry leaders have identified over 40 industry educational topics that can enhance our memberships proficiency in vacation rental management. Each educational course will be delivered online and represent a 3 credit course towards a Vacation Rental Management - MBA Certificate.

If you are a skilled presenter and wish to be considered for delivering one of the following educational topics please fill out our application. 

Seeking Presenters For The Following Approved Course Categories

Owner/Management Basics

1. Licensing & Tax Requirements, state, local and county.

2. Insurance - Travel, Liability, Homeowners, Etc.

3. Managing the property, improvements and general conditions.

4. Contract agreements with owners.

5. Owner Communications & managing expectations.

6. Setting rates & pricing strategies.

Advanced Owner/Manager

1. Data Security and fraud.

2. Payroll and contractors.

3. Accounting, budgeting and reporting.

4. Refunds, chargebacks, fund management.

5. Employment Law

6. Acquiring owners

VRM Administration

1. Human Resources

2. IT and software for productivity

3. Business planning for successions and exit strategies.

4. Funding, banking and financing.

5. Intellectual property

6. Keeping your workforce trained and relevant

7. Risk management & standard operational procedures

8. Creating and setting company culture.

Property Care

1. Pool, Pest control, landscape, maintenance, property security, preventative maintenance, etc. Who is licensed to perform such services??

2. Managing utilities, contractors, vendors and energy efficiency. 

3. Neighbor relations (being a good neighbor).

Guest Services

1. Cultural awareness & sensitivity

2. Guest communications

3. Product knowledge & knowledge of the surrounding community

4. Relationships: Responding to guests timely and effectively.

5. Conflicts and resolution

6. Reviews and guest feedback

7. Removing and relocating guests


1. From booking to reviews, managing the guest relations and expectations

2. Media buys, social media, contests, promotions, discounts

3. Technology, websites and app's

4. Marketing analytics, ROI

5. Managing your contacts

6. Graphic design and visuals

You must be a Florida VRMA active member to participate in this program. Return all applications to or call Denis at 407-201-0120

Presentation slots fill up quickly so sign up fast.

For additional information call us at 407-201-0120 or email or

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