I just wrote an article in Mint on changes needed in teaching economics. I could not expand but the changes apply to finance classrooms as well. So just added one line that similar changes are needed in finance curriculum as well. Having studied finance before the crisis, I was always get surprised how little weight both teachers and students put on knowing and understanding economics. So you had pure finance teachers which only focused on financial sector related issues.
In this superb speech Jean Boivin, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada points to the deficiencies in finance teaching before the crisis. He was an economics professor at HEC Montréal, a business school. So he links the issues really well: