The most straight-forward approach would be to set the focusedDate to a value in the previous month, e.g.:
A more generic approach would be to set it to a date, calculated as the first of the previous month based on a new Date() (today), e.g.:
I hope this helps.
Get quickly onboarded and successful
with your Telerik and Kendo UI products with the Virtual Classroom free technical training, available to all active customers. Learn More.